Tag: Sporting CP

Joelson Fernandes (Photo via A Bola)

Kia Joorabchian speaks definitively on Arsenal links to talented teenage winger

Arsenal aren't looking to sign Joelson Fernandes and they aren't speaking to Sporting CP or Kia Joorabchian about a move, according to the agent.
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€20m Arsenal bid for €45m Joelson rejected

Sporting CP rejected an opening bid of €20m from Arsenal for teenage winger Joelson Fernandes this week, according to reports in Portugal.
Joelson Fernandes (Photo via A Bola)

Joelson has agreement in principle for Sporting extension

Joelson Fernandes has an agreement in principle with Sporting CP over a contract extension, according to Rui Santos in Portugal.
Sporting's Portuguese forward Joelson Fernandes (L) challenges Vitoria Setubal's Portuguese forward Zequinha Branco during the Portuguese League football match between Sporting CP and Vitoria FC at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on July 21, 2020. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal representatives in Lisbon for Joelson transfer

Arsenal representatives are in Lisbon aiming to finalise a transfer for Joelson Fernandes, according to reports in Portugal.
VILA REAL SANTO ANTONIO, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 11: Michael Kostka (R) of Germany U16 challenges Joelson Fernandes (L) of Portugal U16 during UEFA Development Tournament match between U16 Germany and U16 Portugal at VRSA Stadium on February 11, 2019 in Vila Real Santo Antonio, Portugal. (Photo by Ricardo Nascimento/Getty Images)

Sporting CP leave teenager out of their squad with Arsenal transfer talks planned

Sporting CP left Joelson Fernandes out of their squad on Saturday, with Arsenal representatives planning to travel to Portugal for transfer talks early next week.
Joelson Fernandes with Sporting CP (Photo via Fernandes on Instagram)

Arsenal ready to activate 17-year-old's €45m release clause

Arsenal are ready and willing to activate the release clause of Sporting CP winger Joelson Fernandes, according to reports in Portugal.
Joelson Fernandes with Sporting CP (Photo via Fernandes on Instagram)

2 bids & agent speaks: Arsenal and 17-year-old Joelson Fernandes

Arsenal are one of the teams on the list of suitors for 17-year-old Sporting CP winger Joelson Fernandes, according to reports in Portugal.
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Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Liverpool, Sporting, Wolves, Welbeck's injury, Xhaka brainfart curse, and more...

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew & Anita talk through the draws against Liverpool, Sporting Lisbon, and Wolves, and consider...
LISBON, PORTUGAL - OCTOBER 25: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal applauds fans after the match during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Sporting CP and Arsenal at Estadio Jose Alvalade on October 25, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

UEFA Europa League: Arsenal v Sporting facts, stats, team news + more

Sporting CP’s interim coach, Tiago Fernandes, is aiming to secure victory of Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night when the two sides face each other in the UEFA Europa League group match.
LISBON, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 5: Emiliano Viviano of Sporting CP in action during the Pre-Season Friendly match between Sporting CP and Empoli FC at Estadio Jose Alvalade on August 5, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)

Sporting Lisbon confirm squad to face Arsenal: Former Gunner excluded 'by choice'

Sporting Lisbon have confirmed their squad to travel to London on Thursday to face Arsenal, with a number of key omissions.
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Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Welbz renaissance and back to earth at Crystal Palace

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew & Anita discuss the win in Lisbon, the Welbz renaissance, and the bump back...
Panathinaikos Athens' Angelos Basinas (L) chases Arsenal London's Louis Morte Boa (R) during their Champions League group E clash in Athens, 09 December. / AFP / EPA / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI

Fan threats led to tribute to former Gunner being cancelled

Luis Boa Morte was supposed to receive a gift from Sporting Lisbon during their clash with Arsenal last week, but fan reaction led to the tribute being cancelled.
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Sporting coach argues that facing Arsenal is 'good' right now

Sporting Lisbon coach Jose Peseiro argues that facing Arsenal is a good thing right now, as it will motivate his players to perform at their best.
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - OCTOBER 04: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal applauds fans after the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Qarabag FK and Arsenal at on October 4, 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Sporting Lisbon v Arsenal: Stats, history, form, press conference, more

Unai Emery insists Arsenal are going to Portugal to face Sporting Lisbon determined to win the Europa League.
Arsenal's English striker Danny Welbeck (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner after scoring the team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League group E football match between Arsenal and Vorskla Poltava at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 20, 2018. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)

Emery to make 7 changes: Predicted XI vs Sporting

Arsenal face Sporting Lisbon in Portugal on Thursday, as they fight with the Primeira Liga side to top their Europa League group.
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Former Manchester United star says he's ready to score against Arsenal for Sporting

Nani insists there's no better motivation to score a goal for Sporting Lisbon than a game against Arsenal, particularly given his history with Manchester United.
Guingamp's French goalkeeper Romain Salin gestures during the friendly football match between Lorient and Guingamp on July 23, 2016 in Pontivy, western France. (Photo by JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP / Getty Images)

Sporting star admits his true thoughts on Arsenal

Sporting CP goalkeeper Romain Salin thinks Arsenal are a 'great team' and admits his side will have to work together to get a result on Thursday.
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Arsenal issue warning to fans ahead of Sporting Lisbon clash

Arsenal have sent a warning to fans planning to attend Thursday's Europa League clash in Lisbon, the Gunners' third group game in the competition.
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Arsenal give extra tickets to Sporting Lisbon fans for Emirates visit

Arsenal are planning to expand Sporting Lisbon's allocation at the Emirates Stadium when the Portuguese side visit in November.

Portuguese club are 'favourite' for Arsenal forward as he nears exit

Sporting CP are Lucas Perez's preferred destination if he leaves Arsenal this summer, but the Portuguese club may struggle to afford him, according to reports.
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Another Arsenal target rejects Gunners transfer to move elsewhere: Deal practically closed

Gelson Martins has decided to join Atletico Madrid instead of Arsenal, with a deal to move to Spain all but confirmed, according to reports in the country.
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Italian media confirm Arsenal move for free agent: 5-year contract, £2.2m salary

Arsenal and Lazio are in competition for the signing of Gelson Martins, with a five-year deal on the table, according to reports in Italy.
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Arsenal want to close signing of 23-year-old winger 'as soon as possible'

Arsenal want to complete a deal for Gelson Martins as soon as they can, according to reports in Italy, but they face competition from Lazio.
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Arsenal set to brush off competition from Italy to sign £52.7m winger

A number of clubs are starting to join Arsenal in the race to sign Portuguese winger Gelson Martins, but the player is set on a Premier League move, according to reports in his home country.
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Sky Sports confirm Arsenal interest in £52.8m winger who could join for free

Arsenal are one of a number of clubs interested in signing Gelson Martins from Sporting CP, Sky Sports have confirmed.
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Confirmed: £52.8m Arsenal target requests contract termination so he can leave for free

Gelson Martins has requested the termination of his playing contract with Sporting CP, with invocation of just cause, hoping to leave the club on a free transfer.
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Arsenal submit another bid for €60m 23-year-old

Arsenal submitted another bid for Sporting CP winger Gelson Martins last week, according to reports in Portugal.
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Arsenal could sign €60m winger for free after training ground 'attack'

Arsenal could try to bring in Gelson Martins on a free transfer, as the player reportedly considers terminating his contract with the Portuguese club.
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Local media: Arsenal plan bid for talented, pacey 23-year-old

Arsenal are considering making a bid for Sporting CP winger Gelson Martins, according to reports in Portugal, but they face competition from Juventus.
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Club inform Arsenal representatives they won't accept less than £53m for star forward

Arsenal are following Gelson Martins ahead of a bid this summer, but Sporting CP will only sell for close to the player's release clause, according to reports in Portugal.
Sporting's Italian defender Cristiano Piccini (R) vies with Aves' Brazilian forward Amilton da Silva during the Portuguese league football match between Sporting CP and CD Aves at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on January 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA

Arsenal in 'pole position' to sign £17.5m star ahead of Juventus

Arsenal are leading the race to sign Sporting CP right-back Cristiano Piccini ahead of Juventus and West Ham United, according to reports.

Arsenal and Liverpool scout £87m Cazorla replacement ahead of summer move

Arsenal and Liverpool are both closely monitoring Bruno Fernandes of Sporting CP, as they prepare to battle it out for his signature this summer, according to reports.
BELGRADE, SERBIA - AUGUST 29. Andrija Zivkovic of FK Partizan in action during the Serbia Super League match between FK Partizan and OFK Belgrade at Partizan stadium August 29, 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Arsenal scout talented 21-year-old winger and £87m midfielder

Arsenal joined a number of clubs in watching both Benfica play FC Porto and Belenenses play Sporting CP, according to reports in Portugal.
Jan Oblak during the UEFA Champions League match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Club Atletico de Madrid at Allianz Arena on December 6, 2016 in Munich, Bavaria.

Assessed: Every team Arsenal could draw in the Europa League semi-final

On Friday, Arsenal will hopefully be in the Europa League semi-final draw along with three other clubs from around the continent, so here's the lowdown on what to expect from each one.
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Report: Arsenal identify £53m winger as Alexis Sanchez replacement

Arsenal want to sign Sporting CP winger Gelson Martins this month, as the Gunners continue their search for an Alexis Sanchez replacement.

Arsenal repeatedly scout player who could have joined West Ham in summer

Arsenal had a scout at the Lisbon derby between Sporting and Benfica last Wednesday, and could have been watching William Carvalho. Again.

'Forget it' - Arsenal told they have no chance signing Portuguese international

Arsenal have been given bad news in their long-running pursuit for Sporting’s William Carvalho, with president Bruno de Carvalho ruling out a move for the midfielder.

Arsenal aim to 'reserve' £34m midfielder who has Arsenal dream

Arsenal have reportedly initiated talks with our old buddy, William Carvalho, and aim to 'reserve' him before the World Cup in Russia next summer.
Cristiano Piccini during his time with Sporting CP

Arsenal reportedly interested in Sporting CP 25-year-old

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Sporting right-back, Cristiano Piccini.

Club president calls West Ham owners "the dildo brothers" after approach for 25-year-old Arsenal-target

In one of the stranger stories currently doing the rounds, Sporting president, Bruno de Carvalho, has referred to West Ham's two owners as 'the dildo brothers'.