One more of Basel’s young talented players, Fabian Schar has now signed for 1899 Hoffenheim. Schaar was linked considerably to clubs as far and varied as Arsenal FC, Manchester United and clubs in the Serie A. Juventus were also said to be particularly keen Alexander Rosen, sporting director at Hoffenheim said the following, “For him to sign for Hoffenheim is certainly confirmation of the great work we are doing here. We have taken another step forward in our squad planning with the signing of Fabian Schar. Schar’s build-up play is very good and he is someone who has already been able to gain international experience at a young age, yet still has plenty of potential.” He is 23 and could an international regular with Switzerland. It seems to be an unexpected move, but in the context of the Euros coming up, it is one that makes a fair bit of sense. Also, Hoffenheim have certainly been on the up in recent times […]

Arsenal are in for some positive news as recent reports have suggested midfilder Joao Moutinho is unhappy at AS Monaco and defender Fabian Schar is close to signing for the Gunners in January. Portuguese midfielder, Moutinho, has been recently linked with a move to Arsenal which may cost the Gunners close to a £30 million. Latest reports indicate the 28-year old is unhappy at his current club, French side AS Monaco, and is keen to make his way to the Premier League. Formerly a FC Porto player, Joao Moutinho moved to Monaco in 2013 when the French club began its attempts to become one of Europe’s top clubs. The Portuguese was recruited to the club along with James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao. With both the Colombians having chosen to leave the club in just a season, Moutinho feels lost at Monaco and he is looking to follow in the footsteps of Falcao and James. According to the Daily Express, Moutinho […]