Tag: Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi's former agent has said the superstar was tempted to join Arsenal in 2003 when Arsene Wenger was at the height of his power at the club.
In episode 254, Matthew is joined by Anita to talk Arsenal downing MK Dons, possible departures and the Community Shield.
MEGA UPDATE 7: Arsenal rejected an offer from Monaco for a young star while Mikel Arteta is gearing up to raid Lille again, this time for a midfielder.
Former Arsenal and Barcelona man, Emmanuel Petit, has warned Lionel Messi against a move to the Premier League this summer.
Arsenal tried to sign Lionel Messi in 2003 along with Cesc Fabregas but the player had already reached 'untouchable' status with FC Barcelona.
Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona and has been linked with a move to Arsenal but did you know Arsenal tried to sign him in 2003?
Santi Cazorla leads La Liga midfielders in chances created per 90 minutes, minimum 5 appearances, as he continues his return to top-level football after leaving Arsenal.
Tottenham face Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday night and ahead of the game Harry Kane has revealed he wants to score more goals than Lionel Messi over the course of his career which is so hilarious I couldn't not comment on his assertion.
Lionel Messi wants Barcelona to sign Arsenal 'target' Saul Niguez, according to reports in Spain, making the task to lure the midfielder to North London even more difficult.
Hector Bellerin brings Arsenal a potential transfer benefit of €65m, according to the CIES Football Observatory, but he's the only member of Arsene Wenger's squad to make their top 50.
Hector Bellerin has reportedly offered himself to Real Madrid after Lionel Messi vetoed any Barcelona move for the defender according to reports that I’m going to call ‘dodgy’ to be polite.
Thierry Henry has been forced to explain his recent 'brutal advice' for Neymar after his comments were taken too seriously by the media.
Alexis Sanchez, who hardly said two words while at Arsenal, has turned into a proper chatty Charlie since he signed for Manchester United.
Real Madrid want Hector Bellerin to provide competition for first choice right back Dani Carvajal, according to reports.
Arsenal have been dealt a major blow as Lionel Messi has urged Barcelona to sign Leon Goretzka, reportedly seeing him as Andres Iniesta's successor.
Barcelona are reportedly set to beat Arsenal to Schalke midfielder, Leon Goretzka.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told Real Madrid that he doesn't want them to sign Alexis Sanchez, whilst Messi is apparently happy for Özil to join Barcelona.
Lionel Messi would rather see his club sign Mesut Özil than Philippe Coutinho, according to reports.
Arsenal have a few players with contracts expiring at the end of the year, so if they all end up leaving and the Gunners don't want to make a big loss on transfers, perhaps Wenger should look at bringing in one or two freebies of his own.
Barcelona were reportedly told not to sign Arsenal and Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil by long-serving forward Lionel Messi.
Arsenal supporters will be delighted to hear Alexandre Lacazette is arguably the fifth-best striker in Europe, bettered by nobody in the Premier League over the last few years.
With Lionel Messi reportedly set to sign a new deal with Barcelona, which will see him earn an eye-watering £72k-per-day, it looks as if the Catalans could struggle to afford Hector Bellerin this summer.
Alexis Sanchez has been speaking publicly about his admiration for former team-mate Lionel Messi.
L'Equipe Magazine have published their annual sports salaries review and Cristiano Ronaldo still leads the way.
If I asked you who completed the most final-third passes at Arsenal, you wouldn’t pick Francis Coquelin, but he’s leading the way, not only in London but across the whole of EUROPE!
As you've no doubt heard by now, Alexis Sanchez has seemingly caused a stir online by saying he's good enough to be considered in the same bracket as superstar duo Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo - seen as the world's best players.
Mo Farah is probably one of the world's most famous Arsenal fans and even after winning an Olympics gold media in the 10,000m run, the north London team was still at the forefront of his thoughts.
Aaron Ramsey picked Petr Cech to be the goalkeeper in his ultimate XI, as well as the likes of Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Time to look away, Arsenal fans. Almost undoubtedly the best player in the world, Lionel Messi has punished Arsenal time and time again, scoring an...
Arsenal face world's best player in Lionel Messi again on Wednesday night, but Barcelona are a little concerned about one of our stars. So they...
Focus is on the FA Cup for now, but Barcelona are still in my peripheral vision as the second leg of the Champions League...
Two Lionel Messi goals at the Emirates Stadium have left Arsenal in a perilous position in the Champions League, but the best player in...
Arsenal need a world class striker, Olivier Giroud isn't at the same level as Luis Suárez or Lionel Messi and they would've finished his...
Beaten twice by Lionel Messi in the closing stages of Tuesday's game, Petr Čech was left exposed by his defence for both goals. The first...
Arsenal will be tasked with stopping the most fearsome and prolific frontline in football tomorrow, but Arsène Wenger is hoping Petr Čech can defy...
On Monday morning, Arsenal boss Arsène Wenger faced the press and admitted he was surprised the transfer window had been so quiet. Monday is, of...
That's right, reports are now emerging that Lionel Messi wants a move from Barcelona... to Arsenal. That's not the best bit either: apparently, he wants...
Magnificent. Brilliant. Magical. Genius. The closest thing we have to Zinedine Zidane. The best No. 10 in the world. These are just some of the words and phrases used to...
by Lewis Ambrose Rather ridiculously it is a big thing to name young talents the 'new' version of a current talent before the original version...
by Nia Griffiths Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been speaking while away on national duty for Argentina and had some interesting answers regarding the Premier League. After...