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Lille manager Christophe Galtier is not worried about his side’s overdependence on Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen for goals this season.

No qualms depending on Victor Osimhen for goals – Lille coach

Lille manager Christophe Galtier is not worried about his side’s overdependence on Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen for goals this season.
Under-fire Arsenal boss Unai Emery has insisted that he has the full backing of the club's board despite a poor run of form leading to calls for the three-time Europa League-winning manager to be sacked.

Unai Emery: I wish I could have achieved better results

Unai Emery says he wishes he could have achieved “better results” for Arsenal, after being sacked by the Premier League club on Friday.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nominated for African Player of the Year award

Mohamed Salah is targeting a third consecutive African Player of the Year trophy after being named on the preliminary list of nominees for the 2019 award.

Nominees for all Caf 2019 Awards revealed — full list

The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi, Francis Uzoho shortlisted for 2019 Caf best XI

Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo, Alex Iwobi, Wilfred Ndidi and Francis Uzoho have been shortlisted for the 2019 Caf best XI.
Thierry Henry has instructed Arsenal supporters to “forget” about the price Nicolas Pepe was signed for and instead seek to back the attacker.

Thierry Henry urges Arsenal fans to forget Nicolas Pepe’s price

The Ivory Coast international became one of Europe’s most sought-after talents last term thanks to 22 goals for Lille, but he has made a sluggish start to life at the Emirates Stadium following a £72 million ($93m) summer transfer.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged his players to recover their confidence during a crucial showdown against Leicester City this weekend.

Arsenal fans getting impatient with Unai Emery

Arsenal fans would be forgiven for having flashbacks as the Gunners needed two late Nicolas Pepe free-kicks to see off Vitoria Guimaraes in the Europa League on Thursday.
Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney has called Nicolas Pepe a special player after his heroics in Thursday night's 3-2 comeback victory against Vitoria Guimaraes in the Europa League.

Kieran Tierney: Nicolas Pepe is a special player

Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney has called Nicolas Pepe a "special player" after his heroics in Thursday night's 3-2 comeback victory against Vitoria Guimaraes in the Europa League.
Unai Emery has been urged to offload three Arsenal players (Getty)

Unai Emery reveals why he blames Nicolas Pepe for Arsenal defeat

Former Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla manager Emery admitted that Pepe miss would have been the turning point in the game in the Premier League fixture against Sheffield United.
Arsenal miss the chance to go third as Lys Mousset marked his first league start for Sheffield United with a goal to sink Gunners to a 1-0 defeat at Bramall Lane in the concluded Premier League encounter on Monday night.

Arsenal miss chance to go third after defeat at Sheffield United

Arsenal miss the chance to go third as Lys Mousset marked his first league start for Sheffield United with a goal to sink Gunners to a 1-0 defeat at Bramall Lane in the concluded Premier League encounter on Monday night.
Serge Aurier will miss Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League quarter-final first leg game against Manchester City on Tuesday due to injury.

Report: Tottenham plan to block Serge Aurier transfer

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly going to prevent Serge Aurier from leaving the club in the January transfer window.
Arsenal wonder kid Bukayo Saka still has a lot of catching up to do as he is yet to have a space for himself in the Arsenal senior team dressing room.

No place for Bukayo Saka in Arsenal’s dressing room

Arsenal wonder kid Bukayo Saka still has a lot of catching up to do as he is yet to have a space for himself in the Arsenal senior team dressing room.
Alex Iwobi feels like he has found a new home at Everton following his Deadline Day move and discuses how he has adapted to Merseyside.

Alex Iwobi: Everton deadline day move was ‘chaotic’

Alex Iwobi has revealed that it was ‘chaotic’ trying to sign the dotted lines for Everton on deadline day while on vacation in Dubai.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has demanded an improved performance from his players against Burnley, despite kicking off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

Premier League: Third on League table, there’s work to do – Arsenal coach

Arsenal manager Unai Emery admitted his side must be self-critical of their performance despite edging up to third in the Premier League as David Luiz’s first goal for the club earned a 1-0 win over Bournemouth on Sunday.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Martin Keown: Lille ‘laughing all the way to the bank’ following Nicolas Pepe’s £72m...

Martin Keown has reckons Lille will be ‘laughing all the way to the bank’ having extracted £72 million from Arsenal for the transfer of Nicolas Pepe.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Arsenal’s Unai Emery admits £72 million price tag brings added ‘pressure’ to record signing...

Arsenal boss Unai Emery admits Nicolas Pepe’s club-record £72m price tag brings added ‘pressure’ following his early season struggles.

Martin Keown: Arsenal have ‘unearthed a gem’ in Bukayo Saka

Arsenal have “unearthed a gem” in Bukayo Saka, says Martin Keown, with the 18-year-old considered to have looked more like a £72 million ($89m) star than Nicolas Pepe during a trip to Manchester United. An...
Arsenal managing director Vinai Venkatesham has suggested that a quiet January transfer window will be taken in by the Gunners.

Arsenal director hints at quiet January transfer window for Gunners

Arsenal managing director Vinai Venkatesham has suggested that a quiet January transfer window will be taken in by the Gunners.

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