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Thierry Henry Retires From Professional Football; Will Appear As A Pundit For Sky Sports

Former Arsenal and Barcelona striker Thierry Henry has decided to retire from Professional football after a hugely successful career spanning close to 20 years. There was some speculation as to where Henry would play after revealing that he would leave New York Red Bulls in November, but has decided to stop playing. The 37-year old’s next journey will be as a pundit as he’ll feature alongside Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Jamie Redknapp and Graeme Souness for Sky Sports football Henry stated, ”It has been an incredible journey. “I would like to thank all the fans, team-mates and individuals involved with AS Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona, the New York Red Bulls and of course the French national team that have made my time in the game so special. “I have had some amazing memories (mostly good!) and a wonderful experience. I hope you have enjoyed watching as much as I have enjoyed taking part. “I’ve been fortunate enough to have had an […] Read more »

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Serie A: Roma Close Gap On Juventus At The Top While Luca Toni Scores His 300th Career Goal |Match Week 15 Review

Juventus dropped points at home against Sampdoria while Inter Milan recorded their first league win under newly appointed coach Roberto Mancini. Roma secured a vital away win at the Marassi while Milan were thoroughly impressive in their 2-0 win over Napoli. High-flying Sampdoria end Juventus’ 25-game Serie A home winning streak The league leaders and champions hosted fourth-placed Sampdoria in the afternoon kickoff on Sunday with both teams losing only once this season. The Blucerchiati were the last team to win against Juventus at their stadium back in January 2013. Max Allegri had to use Angelo Ogbonna in defence as Giorgio Chiellini was suspended while Fabrizio Cacciatore , who scored last season against Juventus for Hellas Verona,started in place of Lorenzo Di Silvestri. Juventus began the match on the front foot and deservedly took the lead in the 12th minute when Patrice Evra rose highest to nod in his first goal for the Old Lady since his move from Manchester […] Read more »

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Arsenal Transfers: Gunners Plot Double Raid On Hamsik And Destro – Report

Arsene Wenger is after Serie A duo Mattia Destro and Marek Hamsik. English meida claim Arsenal have revived their interest in Roma’s Mattia Destro while they are also weighing up a move for Napoli captain Marek Hamsik.Metro suggests that strike duo Lukas Podolski and Joel Campbell could be sacrificed to provide the funds for an expensive winter outlay. Arsene Wenger had already been linked with Destro many times in recent months, but the latest results are prompting a rethink. Destro, 23, is thought to be valued at 15 million pounds by Roma, though talks are reportedly already underway, with the striker repeatedly making references to his future lying away from Rome in recent months. As for Hamsik, 27, the paper reports Rafa Benitez could be tempted to let the playmaker leave Napoli for the right fee as he seeks to shuffle his pack. He was dropped on Sunday night for the crucial game against AC Milan. The former Siena striker […] Read more »

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AC Milan Chief Galliani Refuses To Rule Out Torres Exit

Milan CEO Adriano Galliani said Fernando Torres shouldn’t leave in January, “but the market is unpredictable.” Torres was not even on the bench for Milan’s clash with Napoli at San Siro, as he was suffering from flu symptoms. There have been growing reports the striker will be sent away just six months into a two-year loan from Chelsea. “Will he leave in January? I don’t think so, but the market is unpredictable,” Galliani told Sky Sport Italia.”We need to have patience. The lad was unlucky and needs to settle into our football. He’s very important and he’ll certainly return to being player he once was.” Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was asked if the player would be taken back, but the Portuguese insisted there was no space at the club for the current Milan player with Diego Costa, Loic Remy and Didier Drogba all joining this summer and currently there is no space in the squad for the Spanish striker. “No,” […] Read more »

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Mourinho: No Place For Fernando Torres At Chelsea; Liverpool, Atletico Linked With Former Star

Rumors suggest Milan no longer want to keep the former Liverpool player and are ready to cut their deal short and terminate the loan contract.Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was asked if the player would be taken back, but the Portuguese insisted there was no space at the club for the current Milan player. Read more »

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Arsenal are no longer my favourite, says Gervinho

Former Arsenal winger Gervinho has hit back at Arsene Wenger for being the sole reason on why he decided to leave the club after just two seasons. Gervinho signed for Arsenal from French club Lille for a fee of  €12m and had a disappointing first season at the club as he appeared 37 times for the gunners and managed to score just four goals.  A season later, his performances took a further dip as he had to face competition from Santi Cazorla who was signed from Malaga. Gervinho told Gazzetta Dello Sport, “He [Wenger] never had confidence in me. As a child I dreamed of playing for Arsenal, because I loved them. “Now I hate them for the way Wenger treated me,” he added. Despite the move, the Ivory Coast international said he was slightly disappointed that he couldn’t showcase his talents up to the level he wanted, something that he is able to do at Roma right now, “I regretted […] Read more »