Tag: Patrick Vieira

Patrick Vieira was one of the greatest midfielders to ever play for Arsenal Football Club. The former French midfielder joined Arsenal in 1996 from AC Milan for £3.5m. Vieira left Arsenal for Juventus in 2005 for £13.75m. In total, he made 406 appearances for Arsenal and scored 33 goals. He wore the number 4 shirt for Arsenal and was captain of Arsenal’s Invincibles squad that won the league without losing a match. Vieira is currently the manager of Nice. He was born on June 23, 1976.

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Arsenal star gives honest answer to question

Arsenal's Benjamin White has informed the world he doesn't watch football, doesn't know much about Patrick Vieira and that he'd prefer it if people call him Benjamin, which absolutely nobody has paid attention to.
Arsenal's Invincibles LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Patrick Vieira (L) and Thierry Henry celebrate after winning the Premiership title and defeating Leicsester City 15 May, 2004 at Highbury in London. Arsenal defeated Leicester City 2-1 and finish the season undefeated. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

He’s a different level: Patrick Vieira compares Harry Kane and Thierry Henry

Patrick Vieira thrashed Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday but before the game, the Arsenal legend was asked to compare Harry Kane with Thierry Henry, leaving no doubt about who he thought was a better player.
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Crystal Palace plan loan bid for Arsenal 21yo

Patrick Vieira is planning to bid for Crystal Palace to take Reiss Nelson on loan for the upcoming season, according to a report.

Crystal Palace set to make Patrick Vieira their new manager

Crystal Palace are set to appoint Patrick Vieira as their new manager, according to a report from David Ornstein.
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Formal Arsenal takeover approach could come within next 7 days

According to reports, a formal approach from Daniel Ek to Stan Kroenke could come next week as he looks to buy Arsenal
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Bergkamp, Henry, Vieira join Spotify billionaire serious about buying Arsenal

Spotify billionaire, Daniel Ek, hwould like to get his hands on Arsenal as reports emerge Dennis Bergkamp, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira are all getting involved.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND: Jonathan Woodgate, Caretaker Manager of AFC Bournemouth looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and AFC Bournemouth at City Ground on February 13, 2021. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Bournemouth pick Jonathan Woodgate over Thierry Henry

After links to Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry, AFC Bournemouth have given their head coach job to Jonathan Woodgate.

Arsene Wenger confirms 2nd Arsenal legend in frame for Bournemouth job

Arsene Wenger says Patrick Vieira was also in the running for the job at AFC Bournemouth, with Thierry Henry the current front-runner.

Former Arsenal captain wants Arteta replaced with worse manager

William Gallas thinks Arsenal should sack Mikel Arteta and hire Patrick Vieira who has just been sacked himself.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Former Gunner sacked as manager after 5th consecutive defeat & fan protests

OGC Nice sacked Patrick Vieira on Friday morning, after another defeat and strong fan protests against the manager on Thursday night.

Why did Patrick Vieira leave Arsenal? In his own words

When Thierry Henry was appointed as the manager of Monaco, a number of people woke up to the fact that Patrick Vieira was already managing in Ligue 1, but why did he leave Arsenal in the first place?
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Nick Cushing, manager of Manchester City Women looks on during the FA Women's Continental League Cup between Everton Women and Manchester City Women at the Marine Travel Group Stadium on November 21, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Manchester City manager to leave after Arsenal game

Manchester City's manager Nick Cushing will leave the club, after his side plays Arsenal on 2 February, to become assistant manager at New York City in the MLS.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

French journalist claims this manager is Arsenal's number one choice: Not Arteta

Patrick Vieira is Arsenal's number one choice for their head coach job ahead of Mikel Arteta, according to reports in France.

Edu's pick for next Arsenal manager is a real fan-pleaser

Edu is said to want Patrick Vieira as the next Arsenal manager while the club seemingly remain divided behind the scenes over who would be best for the job.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Patrick Vieira admits he couldn’t ignore Arsenal interest

Patrick Vieira says he wouldn't be able to ignore Arsenal if they came calling, but he's focusing on his current club OGC Nice.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's French midfielder Patrick Vieira (C) receives his Carling 'Player of the Year Award' from David Seaman (L) and Barcelona's French midfielder Emmanuel Petit 22 May 2001, during the testimonial for David Seaman, a friendly match Barcelona vs Arsenal at Highbury stadium in London. AFP PHOTO GERRY PENNY/GP

Legend names his choice for Arsenal manager

David Seaman would like to see Arsenal give the manager's job to Patrick Vieira if they can't get a manager with a 'big personality'.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Patrick Vieira favourite for Arsenal head coach job

The Arsenal hierarchy have made Patrick Vieira the prime candidate for the permanent head coach job, according to a report from France.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Patrick Vieira responds to Arsenal rumours

Patrick Vieira spoke to the media this weekend about Unai Emery's departure from Arsenal and the rumours about him taking over.

Media Roundup: The 10 candidates linked with the long-term Arsenal job

On Friday morning, Arsenal announced the news that Unai Emery had been sacked, and Freddie Ljungberg will take over on an interim basis.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Patrick Vieira now first choice to manage David Beckham’s Inter Miami

Patrick Vieira could be heading off to the States if David Beckham gets his wish and makes the Arsenal legend his first manager.

Max Allegri and Mikel Arteta among the candidates to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have identified their top targets to replace Unai Emery as head coach, if they make the decision to let the Spaniard go.

Nigel Winterburn: The Arsenal squad will have to get used to it

Nigel Winterburn has been speaking about the situation at Arsenal with Unai Emery while also looking ahead to Arsenal's game against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup.

PSG ‘warned’ that Arsenal could move for Allegri but Arsenal have others on shortlist

Le10Sport report that Arsenal could well move for Massimiliano Allegri, therefore stopping PSG signing him even though they currently have Thomas Tuchel.
MONACO, MONACO - FEBRUARY 18: Arsene Wenger winner of the Laureus Lifetime Achievement award speaks on stage during the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards at the Salle des Etoiles, Sporting Monte-Carlo on February 18, 2019 in Monaco, Monaco. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus)

The 5 best Arsenal players of the Wenger era

Today is Arsene Wenger's 70th birthday so it seems a good time to look back at some of his best players.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Patrick Vieira the manager of Nice looks on during a pre-season friendly match between Burnley and Nice at Turf Moor on July 30, 2019 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Patrick Vieira admits he dreams of managing Arsenal

Patrick Vieira has admitted he is dreaming of managing Arsenal one day in a news report that I might need to be left alone with for a few minutes.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21: Martin Keown of Arsenal shows his feelings at Ruud Van Nistelrooy of Man Utd after Van Nistelrooy missed his penalty during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on September 21, 2003 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Looking back: 6 Arsenal players charged after 'Battle of Old Trafford'

On this day in 2003, six Arsenal players were charged by the FA after the infamous 'Battle of Old Trafford' which took place on 21 September.
SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal fan favourites lead the race for Newcastle manager’s job

Patrick Vieira and Mikel Arteta are two of the three favourites for the Newcastle United manager's job according to reports.

Arsene Wenger backs this former Gunner to manage Arsenal

Patrick Vieira has once again said he'd like to manage Arsenal one day with Arsene Wenger backing his ability to do the role.

"This is the kid who made me leave Arsenal": Fabregas recalls Vieira story

Patrick Vieira called Cesc Fabregas 'the kid who made me leave Arsenal' when the pair met up recently, according to the Spanish midfielder himself.
CARDIFF, WALES - MAY 21: Patrick Vieira of Arsenal and Roy Keane of Manchester United battle for the ball during the FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester United at The Millennium Stadium on May 21, 2005 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s biggest fallouts: 4 major bust-ups, fights and riots

Arsenal aren't generally known as a club that constantly start brawls, fights and riots, but that just makes the occasions where things do kick off all the more memorable.
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Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Arsenal's latest signing, Yacine Adli + more

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Sylvain, and renegade Juventus fan (and friend of the Pod) Lana Dawood discuss what...
Cardiff, UNITED KINGDOM: (FILES) Picture taken 21 May 2005 at the Millennium Dome in Cardiff, shows Patrick Vieira lifting the FA Cup after Arsenal defeated Manchester United in the FA Cup Final football match. AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN DENNIS

Former Gunner admits he was interviewed as a possible Arsene Wenger replacement

Patrick Vieira says he had a conversation with Arsenal executives over the possibility of taking over from Arsene Wenger, but didn't reach the final stages of the process.
SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Arsenal compose new 3-man shortlist after Allegri disappointment

Arsenal have now got three names left on their shortlist after Max Allegri ruled out leaving Juventus unless he was sacked.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R), Arsenal's assistant manager Steve Bould (C) and irst-team physiotherapist Colin Lewin (L) react during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON

Huge surprise sacking at Arsenal as 6 coaches go

Arsenal are continuing their post-Wenger-era clear out by getting rid of more coaches and medical personnel according to an exclusive in Tuesday’s Daily Mail which isn't really an exclusive as it's also in the Telegraph.

BBC's David Ornstein confirms Arsenal deal for former player to return as coach

Reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein confirmed on Saturday night that former Gunner Freddie Ljungberg will return as a youth team coach, claiming 'that deal is done'.

Arsenal reduce Wenger-replacement list to 3 fantastic choices

Arsenal have reportedly reduced their long short-list of people to replace Arsene Wenger to just three managers – Massimiliano Allegri, Patrick Vieira, and Mikel Arteta.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)

Everton to steal media favourite to replace Arsene Wenger

Everton are planning to make a move for former Gunner and current New York City manager Patrick Vieira, as they're already looking to replace Sam Allardyce.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)

Arsenal haven't even approached media favourite to replace Arsene Wenger

Arsenal haven't made any contact with Patrick Vieira over taking over from Arsene Wenger, despite the near constant links between the former Gunner and the job.
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

'Leaked': More details for Arsene Wenger's final home game

Arsenal have invited the likes of Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Dennis Bergkamp and many more back to the club for Arsene Wenger's final home game, according to reports.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)

Former Gunner told to 'come home' and replace Arsene Wenger

Robert Pires thinks Patrick Vieira is '100%' ready to manage Arsenal, as someone who is regularly in contract with his fellow Frenchman.