Tag: Lukas Podolski

Former Arsenal star quits international football

Former Gunner, Lukas Podolski, has announced his retirement from international football.
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Hilarious: Per Mertesacker shows off his big sausage

While his fellow Germans are off enjoying life in France at the Euros, Per Mertesacker, who hung up his international boots in 2014, has found other ways to entertain himself this summer.

Look: Former Arsenal fan favourite has a baby

Former Gunner, Lukas Podolski, has had another baby.

Podolski: It’s an outrage to call me a mascot!

When the German national team was announced, the biggest shock, after the exclusion of Marco Reus (before people knew he was injured), was the inclusion of former Arsenal joker, Lukas Podolski.

Ozil reveals why he didn't play for Germany as he's named in Euro squad

Germany manager Joachim Low surprised no-one with the inclusion of Mesut Ozil in his squad for the Euros but he did offer a few other surprises.

Watch: Podolski wins Turkish Cup for Galatasaray

If there's one thing we all know Lukas Podolski can do, it's finish, especially when the pressure is on.

Tweets: Former Arsenal players troll Tottenham after final day

As you all know by now, Sunday afternoon saw Arsenal finish above Tottenham Hotspur for the 20th season in a row.

Former Arsenal forward defends himself against criticism in Turkey

Lukas Podolski has hit back at critics in Turkey who have been having a little go at the former Arsenal man who is currently...

Podolski still not sure why he didn’t play at Arsenal

Lukas Podolski seems to be enjoying his life in Turkey. Then again, you do get the impression that Lukas Podolski would enjoy life absolutely anyway....
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Graphic: How efficient have Arsenal really been in transfer market compared to rivals?

During the Annual General Meeting this week, Ivan Gazidis reaffirmed that Arsène Wenger makes all the transfer decisions and has an outstanding record. Many would...

International striker: I expected to be at Arsenal but their offer seduced me

Lukas Podolski has revealed that Galatasaray's offer 'seduced' him from the very first moment he heard it, admitting that he had expected to be...

Arsenal manager claims he couldn't trust Podolski

by Nia Griffiths Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the main reason he sold Lukas Podolski to Galatasaray was because he couldn't give him the confidence...

German says Wenger convinced him of transfer

by Lewis Ambrose After completing his move from Arsenal to Galatasaray, Lukas Podolski has suggested that Arsène Wenger persuaded him to move. Podolski's agent previously suggested...

Former Arsenal forward finally thanks the fans

by Nia Griffiths Lukas Podolski has finally said his goodbyes to Arsenal after transferring to Galatasaray and has admitted that he'll forever be a Gunner. In keeping...

‘I’m living my dream’ – Podolski on Galatasaray move

by Nia Griffiths Lukas Podolski has been quite the chatty Cathy since moving to Galatasaray all of one day ago. When speaking about his decision to...

Nine Wenger players have now cursed the number nine

Lukas Podolski completed his move to Galatasaray over the weekend, and with that another failed signing vacated the number nine of Arsenal. Arsène Wenger has...

Former Arsenal man basks in attention from Galatasaray fans

by Nia Griffiths Lukas Podolski gave his first press conference as a Galatasaray player and has credited the fans with being the main reason he moved. Speaking...

Arsenal midfielder will miss his 'brother'

by Nia Griffiths Aaron Ramsey has been one of the first Arsenal players to tweet their support to Lukas Podolski following the news that the...

Former Arsenal forward wastes no time in appealing to new fans

by Nia Griffiths Lukas Podolski has wasted no time tweeting the Galatasaray fans, referring to himself as a 'lion'. Something Poldi has always been good at...

Official – Arsenal confirm Podolski transfer

by Nia Griffiths In case you didn't already know, the official Arsenal site has now confirmed that Lukas Podolski has indeed joined Galatasaray. Although by now...

Official - Lukas Podolski signs for Galatasaray

by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski has signed for Galatasaray on a three year deal with his wages said to be €4.5m per year including bonuses. The...

Photo – Podolski in Galatasaray colours undergoing medical

by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski is currently undergoing his medical with Turkish side Galatasaray. The German forward is expected to be announced as a Gala player...

Official - Forward to sign today

by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski will leave Arsenal and sign for Turkish side Galatasaray today . The announcement was made in an official statement to the...

Agent claims Wenger was desperate to keep player

by Lewis Ambrose Lukas Podolski is on his way out of Arsenal, with his agent confirming a deal to Galatasaray on Thursday before going on...

Transfer move confirmed by forward's agent

by Lewis Ambrose Speaking to German press, Lukas Podolski's agent has confirmed that the forward is moving to Galatsaray. Thursday evening saw Bild say that the...

Arsenal man given Euro warning

by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski has been warned by Joachim Loew that he needs to be playing 30 or 40 matches a season if he...

Arsenal forward to become highest earner

by Lee Hurley With his move to Turkey getting ever closer, Lukas Podolski is set to become the highest earner at Galatasaray. Reports emerging from the...

Podolski confirms transfer talks while 'holidaying' in Turkey

by Lewis Ambrose On Monday Lukas Podolski was seen posing on Galatasaray TV, and according to turkish-football.com the striker even confirmed transfer talks. Podolski is heavily out of...

Picture: Arsenal striker on his way to signing

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski is on his way to sign for Turkish club Galatsaray, with his picture being shown on an official...

Arsenal forward travels for transfer showdown - reports

by Lewis Ambrose According to London Evening Standard Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has flown out to Turkey to complete a move to Galatasaray. The German international clearly...

Arsenal stars show support for Women’s World Cup

by Nia Griffiths Germany went through to the semi-finals of the World Cup and our Arsenal players were quick to show their support. In what turned...

Arsenal forward: It is an attracting offer

by Lee Hurley Whether you believe the rumour about Arsenal stores refusing to print Podolski shirts or not, one thing is clear, he's not long...

Galatasary sporting direction confirms move for Arsenal forward

by Nia Griffiths Cuneyt Tanman has confirmed that Galatasary are currently in talks with Lukas Podolski in order to bring in to Turkey. The writing has...

Arsenal forward admits his mistake

by Lewis Ambrose It was a difficult season for Lukas Podolski and his emotions right now must surely be the total opposite of a year...

Arsenal striker agrees terms and asks to leave

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski seems to have finally found a place that he'll be able to call home next season as reports...

Former Germany captain slams Podolski

by Lewis Ambrose Former Germany captain Lothar Matthäus has had a dig at the career of Lukas Podolski as the current Arsenal player gets closer and...

Arsenal striker deal to be done ‘within next week’

by Lee Hurley Reports from Turkey claim that a representative from Galatasaray will travel to London next week to finalise a deal for Lukas Podolski. Arsenal are...

Arsenal are finally able to offload highly paid forward

by Lewis Ambrose After a long wait Arsenal finally look set to offload Lukas Podolski, with Turkish champions Galatasaray confirming their interest in the forward. Podolski...

Galatasaray admit wanting Arsenal man

by Lee Hurley Galatsaray have admitted that they wanted to sign Lukas Podolski with their manager claiming he is on their wish list. This is in complete...

Podolski offers one condition for Bundesliga return

by Lee Hurley Lukas Podolski has ruled out playing for any team in the Bundesliga unless it's his former club FC Koln. Coming on as a...