Tag: Xabi Alonso

Spanish midfielder was desperate to join Arsenal

Some senior figures at Arsenal had never seen a player so desperate to join the club as Xabi Alonso, but they never made it happen.
Arsenal's coach Arsene Wenger from France looks on during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 first-leg football match AC Milan Vs Arsenal at the 'San Siro Stadium' in Milan on March 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO

Tottenham and Chelsea stars in Arsene Wenger’s rejected XI

David Silva is just one name on the list of players Arsène Wenger rejected, let's see if we can make an XI from players the former Arsenal manager reportedly rejected.

Xabi Alonso denies offer to join Mikel Arteta at Arsenal

Xabi Alonso says he doesn't have any offers and his plan is to remain with Real Sociedad B, despite links to Arsenal as part of a Mikel Arteta coaching team.

'We have kept in touch': Xabi Alonso comments provide Arteta assistant manager hint

Xabi Alonso's comments in a 2016 interview could provide a major hint about the 36-year-old's future, with rumours he could join Mikel Arteta at Arsenal.
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Pires, Rosicky and more return to Arsenal for charity match against Real Madrid

Arsenal have announced two charity matches against Real Madrid, following the success of the legends match against AC Milan Glorie in 2016.

World class midfielder: Arsenal were close to signing me, this is why they didn't

For the sake of £3m, Arsenal continued with Denilson in midfield instead of landing Xabi Alonso
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Bayern get Arsenal injury boost as player returns to training

Xabi Alonso has made a miraculous recovery after having to be helped from the training pitch on Monday and now looks in contention to feature against Arsenal.
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Bayern Munich suffer another injury blow as Arsenal player gets boost

Bayern Munich look like they could well be without Xabi Alonso after the midfielder picked up a knee injury in training on Monday.

Video Arsenal captain praises former Liverpool man

Arsenal's captain Mikel Arteta has given an interview to UEFA about his compatriot Xabi Alonso.