Arsenal Hopeful of Securing Deal for Odsonne Edouard

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Arsenal are reportedly hopeful that a deal can be reached to bring Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard to The Emirates Stadium this summer. According to The Telegraph, a fee of around £2o million would be sufficient to prise the 23-year-old away from Celtic Park. However, with the Gunners’ spending budget also dependent on player sales, and […] READ MORE





Returning Players: Robin van Persie

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Welcome to Last Word on Football’s ‘Returning Players’ series. In this edition, we take a look at Dutchman Robin van Persie. The striker began and finished his senior career with Feyenoord in the Netherlands, and also enjoyed spells at Arsenal, Manchester United and Fenerbahçe. Returning Players – Robin van Persie First Spell at Feyenoord Rotterdam-based […] READ MORE


Neymar Contract at Paris Saint-Germain Close to Being Extended

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Brazilian forward Neymar is reportedly close to signing a new contract with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain. Fabrizio Romano is reporting that the 29-year-old will receive a significant financial bonus from the French club if he helps them win a maiden Champions League trophy. The new contract will see Neymar commit to the club until […] READ MORE


Antonio Rudiger Unwilling to Enter Chelsea Contract Talks

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Antonio Rudiger is reportedly not ready to hold talks with Chelsea over a new contract with the club. The Athletic are reporting that the Blues want to open discussions over extending the defender’s stay at Stamford Bridge, but that Rudiger is unwilling to begin negotiations until after this summer’s European Championships. The 28-year-old joined Chelsea […] READ MORE




Manchester United Season Hanging on a Knife Edge

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Manchester United have endured many false dawns in the post-Sir Alex Ferguson years and suffered plenty a poor season. First, there was the aftermath of David Moyes’ ill-fated reign at Old Trafford. Under the temporary guidance of club legend Ryan Giggs, optimism returned that the club would bounce back the next season with the right […] READ MORE