Arsenal, Atletico close in on Europa League semis

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal took a big step towards reaching the Europa League semi-finals after a 4-1 rout of CSKA Moscow and Atletico Madrid did the same with a 2-0 home win over Sporting Lisbon on Thursday. Lazio also stayed on course to progress after an action-packed 4-2 home win over Salzburg in their quarter-final first leg and upstarts RB Leipzig will head to Olympique de Marseille with a 1-0 advantage. Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey and France striker Alexandre Lacazette scored two goals each in a blistering first half for…

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Ian Wright: No case for Arsene Wenger to stay as Arsenal manager, says former striker

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says he “could not make a case” for Arsene Wenger to remain as manager beyond the end of this season. Wright also accused some players of being “on easy street” and argued that owner Stan Kroenke “does not care”. The post Ian Wright: No case for Arsene Wenger to stay as Arsenal manager, says former striker appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal forward joins Man Utd in swap with Henrikh Mkhitaryan

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Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in a swap deal with midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Chile forward Sanchez, 29, who almost joined Manchester City last summer, has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal worth £14m a year after tax. Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in a swap deal with midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan City ended their interest last week as they felt making him their best-paid player may affect team spirit. Mkhitaryan, 29, moves in the opposite direction to Sanchez after scoring 13 goals in 63 appearances for United.…

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Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis in Dortmund to finalise Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer

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Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has been spotted in Dortmund as he attempts to get a deal over the line for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has been spotted in Dortmund as he attempts to get a deal over the line for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Arsenal are hoping to bring in Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to offset Alexis Sanchez’s departure to Manchester United. The Gunners have already made one offer for the Gabon international which was confirmed by Dortmund’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke this week. Express Sport understands negotiations…

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