Olympics: Spain pump three past Ivory Coast in extra time to reach soccer semis

Olympics: Spain pump three past Ivory Coast in extra time to reach soccer semis

Spain ended a 21-year wait to reach the men’s Olympic soccer semi-finals as substitute Rafa Mir scored a hat-trick to secure a 5-2 victory over Ivory Coast in extra time on Saturday. Winger Max Gradel appeared to have secured Ivory Coast’s place in the final four when he made it...

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Lautaro Martinez inches closer to Arsenal as Inter Milan seeks to balance books

Lautaro Martinez inches closer to Arsenal as Inter Milan seeks to balance books

Lautaro Martinez is open to leaving Inter Milan for Arsenal this summer as the Gunners weigh up a move for the Argentina international. Martinez, 23, is available for transfer this summer as Inter attempt to balance their books. The Gunners, who were in contact with the Serie A side over...

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Martin Odegaard wants return to Asernal but Madrid is demanding $59 million to let him go

Martin Odegaard wants return to Asernal but Madrid is demanding $59 million to let him go

Martin Odegaard is claimed to be keen on making a return to Arsenal this summer, with Real Madrid’s asking price revealed. According to ESPN, while the Galacticos remain keen on keeping the Norwegian going into the new season, it is known that he favours a return to North London. Odegaard...

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Arsenal told Onana among top five keepers in Europe, no need to waste money on Sheffield’s Ramsdale

Arsenal told Onana among top five keepers in Europe, no need to waste money on Sheffield’s Ramsdale

Comments by ex-Arsenal favourite and current Ajax chief Marc Overmars have given the Gunners encouragement to reverse their transfer course. Arsenal were the subject of intense speculation linking them with Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale recently. The England international has suffered back-to-back relegations, though that has reportedly not deterred the...

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Bold Arsenal make preliminary inquiries about availability of Inter top marksman

Bold Arsenal make preliminary inquiries about availability of Inter top marksman

Arsenal on Wednesday made an opening transfer enquiry over the availability of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez. The Gunners have enjoyed a strong transfer window to date, but want more signings. Indeed, left-sided player Nuno Tavares and midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga have arrived to bolster Mikel Arteta’s ranks. However, amid...

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Plans underway for biggest fight in British boxing history to take place next February

Plans underway for biggest fight in British boxing history to take place next February

Plans for a new ‘realistic’ date for Anthony Joshua versus Tyson Fury have been revealed by Eddie Hearn, though promoter insists there will be no talks until after Oleksandr Usyk and Deontay Wilder fights The Anthony Joshua versus Tyson Fury boxing match is now most likely to take place in...

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Arsenal ready to break the bank to sign $108m-valued Inter Milan top striker Lautaro Martinez

Arsenal ready to break the bank to sign $108m-valued Inter Milan top striker Lautaro Martinez

Arsenal have made an approach to sign Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez and are reportedly to splash $108 million to bring the top strike to the Emirates this season, reports in Italy say. The Gunners are aiming to sign a new striker before the end of the window but are...

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Chelsea target Erling Haaland frowns at $210m Blues plan to splash on him

Chelsea target Erling Haaland frowns at $210m Blues plan to splash on him

Erling Haaland says he “hopes” Chelsea are not planning a £150 million (210 million) bid to sign him this summer. Chelsea have made the Borussia Dortmund striker one of their top targets for the summer window with Thomas Tuchel keen for the club to recruit a new forward. It’s also...

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Spurs’ valuation of Harry Kane has made Manchester City and Chelsea think of cheaper options

Spurs’ valuation of Harry Kane has made Manchester City and Chelsea think of cheaper options

Harry Kane will become one of the Premier League’s top earners if he moves to Manchester City this summer. However, his move from the Tottenham Hotspurs might be stalled by the high sum of money his current team is demanding to release him. Manchester City and Chelsea have been forced...

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Unsettled Real Madrid playmaker Martin Odegaard keen on a return to Arsenal

Unsettled Real Madrid playmaker Martin Odegaard keen on a return to Arsenal

Martin Odegaard is considering a return to Arsenal as he is struggling to settle at Real Madrid, reports in Spain say. The Norway international joined the Gunners on loan from Madrid in January and thrived under Mikel Arteta for the second half of last season. Earlier this summer, Arsenal were...

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