Tag: Jamie Vardy

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City speaks to Thomas Partey of Arsenal following the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger explains why he really wanted Jamie Vardy

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal offered Jamie Vardy a lot of money to join in 2016, and he believes the striker would have done well in North London.
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal players snubbed, Premier League award change needed

Despite having a phenomenal season, Bukayo Saka was not included in the Premier League's selection for the Young Player of the Year award while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also misses out on the senior award.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Edward Nketiah of Arsenal looks on during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020, in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal fail in Eddie Nketiah appeal

Arsenal have failed in their bid to get Eddie Nketiah's red card overturned meaning he must now serve a three-game suspension.

Vardy likely to escape action for kick on Mustafi despite former ref arguing for...

Jamie Vardy is likely to escape any retrospective action for planting his studs in Shkodran Mustafi's face, despite a former referee suggesting it should have been a red card.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta asks why Leicester City star didn't see red: It has to be...

Arsenal picked up just a point against Leicester as they struggled to hold onto their 1-0 lead after Eddie Nketiah was sent off, but why did Jamie Vardy get away with kicking Mustafi in the head?
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Vardy did hold talks with Arsenal – despite what he claims

Jamie Vardy visited Arsenal and Arsene Wenger in person over a transfer in 2016, despite his claims that he never spoke to the club.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal star makes Premier League Team of the Week

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was included in Jamie Redknapp's Premier League Team of the Week after his brace and superb performance against Everton on Sunday.

2 Arsenal men feature in top 10 Premier League goalscorers of the decade

Two Arsenal forwards feature in top 10 Premier League goalscorers of last decade but it is Sergio Aguero who is the king.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Jamie Vardy of Leicester City battles for possession with Hector Bellerin of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Jamie Vardy to be dropped after leaving pitch against Arsenal

Leicester City manager Claude Puel is expected to drop Jamie Vardy for their clash against West Ham after the striker had to leave the pitch during Arsenal’s game against the Foxes on Monday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal reacts following a missed chance during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on February 10, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

This stat could explain why Lacazette struggles to score

Alexandre Lacazette has been caught offside more than any other big-six striker except one, according to the statistics.

8 Arsenal stories you may have missed: Wenger reveals costly price to keep Alexis

Arsenal could lose a lot of money after a failed deadline day move, a former defender could return to the Emirates, Jack Wilshere has interest from Turkey and a pie-eating goalkeeper learns his fate.
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England 30-year-old "will never regret" turning down £30m move to Arsenal

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says he "will never regret" turning down Arsenal to stay at the King Power Stadium last summer.

Jose Mourinho aims new dig at Arsenal

Jose Mourinho has aimed another not-so-subtle dig at Arsenal.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 11: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal gestures to his team mates during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s chaotic win over Leicester City: A design flaw, or a flawed design?

Arsenal won their first league game of the season last Friday, despite playing a winger at left–back, a left–back at centre–back, another left–back at centre–back, and without the services of their captain, best centre midfielder and best attacker.

Pictures: Arsenal’s 4-3 win over Leicester in Friday’s Premier League opener

Arsenal defeated Leicester City 4-3 in a dramatic opening game last Friday at the Emirates Stadium.
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30-year-old has "no regrets" after £20m deal broke down with Arsenal

Jamie Vardy says has no regrets about staying at Leicester City, despite the chance to move to the Emirates in 2016.
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Film made where Arsene Wenger kidnaps Jamie Vardy

In one of the most surreal videos you'll probably see all summer, school children dress up as Arsene Wenger and Jamie Vardy and act out a kidnapping.
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Arsenal looking to win 2-in-a-row for first time since January v Leicester

Arsenal will be looking to secure back-to-back league victories for the first time since January when they host Craig Shakespeare's Leicester City side on Wednesday evening.

Jamie Vardy: Goals 10 Arsenal interviews 8

Jamie Vardy has given yet another interview about having no regrets after turning Arsenal down, closing the gap that had started to open up between interviews given and goals scored.

Vardy shuts up about Arsenal to deny getting Ranieri sacked

It might have taken seven months, but Jamie Vardy has finally realised that he can talk about something other than Arsenal as he denies any role in Ranieri's sacking.
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Jamie Vardy matches goal with Arsenal comments to keep up his season record

In true Jamie Vardy style, the Leicester City striker, who turned down a move to Arsenal in the summer, accompanied his Champions League goal against Sevilla with a comment about the Gunners.

Jamie Vardy – More interviews about rejecting Arsenal or goals this season?

As Leicester fell again this weekend without finding the back of the net, a lot of Arsenal fans attention turned back to Jamie Vardy and his decision to reject Arsenal.
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Lucas Perez v Jamie Vardy – this season’s stats

Over the summer, Jamie Vardy made the decision, thankfully, to turn Arsenal down so how has Lucas Perez done in comparison
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Vardy hat-trick forces Manchester City to drop crucial points in title race as Arsenal...

A hat-trick from Jamie Vardy, as well as a well-taken strike courtesy of Andy King from range helped Leicester to an unlikely home victory against Manchester City in Saturday's evening kick-off.
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7 players Arsenal definitely tried to sign this summer

Arsenal only signed four players in the last transfer window, but here are another seven the definitely tried to sign

Vardy uses Arsenal to promote his book after deciding to stay at Leicester

Jamie Vardy has been speaking, again, about his move to Arsenal that never happened.

Leicester City star reveals loyalty didn't factor into Arsenal snub

Jamie Vardy has revealed that the reason he turned down Arsenal was the way we play football and nothing to do with loyalty.
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Leicester City ready for revenge on Arsenal (video)

Claudio Ranieri claims that Leicester City are ready to beat Arsenal on Saturday after the Gunners took all six points off them last season.

Thursday Arsenal recap: Injury updates ahead of Leicester City, Wenger ‘ready to sign players’...

On Thursday, Arsene Wenger gave his pre-Leicester City press conference and most of the news surrounded his comments.

Wenger 'respects' Vardy's Arsenal snub

Ahead of Arsenal's match against Leicester City on Saturday, as you can imagine, Arsene Wenger's was asked about that Jamie Vardy transfer saga.

Thierry Henry questions why Arsenal can’t attract players (video)

After Arsenal lost to Liverpool on Sunday, talk in the Sky Sports studio inevitably turned to the Gunners' lack of new signings this summer with Thierry Henry even raising the valid point that players no longer want to come to us.
France's midfielder N'Golo Kante arrives at the French national football team training base in Clairefontaine on May 24, 2016, as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming Euro 2016 European football championships. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE

‘It’s in his hands’ manager confirms new deal offered

Claudio Ranieri has confirmed that Leicester offered N’Golo Kante a new contract before the Euros started but the player has not yet made a decision with a number of clubs chasing him.

Five reasons why Arsenal transfers fail

With silly season in full swing and the Twitter keyboard warriors in fine voice, there are some key things we need to keep in mind if we're going to get through this summer without attacking each other: transfers do fail and it's not always Arsenal's fault.

How does leaving the EU affect Arsenal?

'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose?' Having last week written that no-one knew anything about the Vardy situation, and about the media speculation...

Thursday recap: Vardy rejects Arsenal, Arsenal fans rejoice

Thursday was, of course, dominated by the news that Jamie Vardy had signed a new contract and would be staying at Leicester.

Why Jamie Vardy did the right thing for everybody and we owe him thanks

On the face of it, the only thing more surprising than Jamie Vardy rejecting a move to Arsenal is Arsenal being interested in him in the first place.

Why Arsenal need to move fast after Vardy deal dies

So. Jamie Vardy. We get to hate him again now, right? That's how this works, right?

Three reasons why it’s great Arsenal didn’t sign Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy won't be joining Arsenal, and I think that's great. Here are three reasons why:

Official: Jamie Vardy saga finally over as he STAYS at Leicester

Leicester City have confirmed that Jamie Vardy will stay with the club after agreeing a new four-year deal with the club.

Jamie Vardy being a fool, remembering Bergkamp and Arsene Wenger never being right

I think the summer does funny things to people, you know. I'm not sure whether it's the sudden breakthrough of the sun from above the grey,...