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Arsenal boss Freddie Ljungberg planning talks with £72m flop Nicolas Pepe with winger struggling to adapt

Posted Thursday, December 05, 2019 by hits

Nicolas Pepe has struggled to adapt since arriving at the Emirates for a club-record £72m in the summer Credit: Getty - Contributor NICOLAS PEPE is still struggling to cope with life in England four months after his record-breaking move to Arsenal. The Ivorian international has barely made an impact since his £72million deadline day transfer from Lille. Now interim boss Freddie Ljun...Full Story »

Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg delivers worrying verdict on Nicolas Pepe

Posted Monday, December 02, 2019 by squawka.com206 hits

Freddie Ljungberg says watching Nicolas Pépé in training was the reason behind not bringing him on against Norwich City. The 24-year-old Ivorian winger became the Gunners’ most expensive acquisition when they paid Lille a reported £72m for his services in the summer. Pepe at Arsenal: Five key things to know… · Pepe is Arsenal’s most expensive player aft...Full Story »

Freddie Ladapo double earns Rotherham comeback win over MK Dons

Posted Sunday, November 24, 2019 by PA39 hits

Substitute Freddie Ladapo scored twice in the second half as Rotherham came from behind to beat MK Dons 3-2.The hosts led 2-0 at the break through Alex Gilbey and Joe Mason, but goals from Dan Barlaser and Ladapo condemned them to a fifth straight league defeat, made worse when Baily Cargill saw red at the death.MK Dons took an early lead when Cargill slotted Gilbey through on goal, before the m...Full Story »

Striker Nketiah to miss out as Leeds take on Blackburn

Posted Friday, November 08, 2019 by PA46 hits

Striker Eddie Nketiah is out of Leeds’ Sky Bet Championship clash with Blackburn as he faces several weeks on the sidelines.The on-loan Arsenal frontman suffered an abdominal injury in training last week and manager Marcelo Bielsa has revealed he is being monitored on a week-to-week basis.Barry Douglas is available after recovering from a knee problem, but fellow defender Ezgjan Alioski (h...Full Story »

Eddie Nketiah salvages late point for Leeds

Posted Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by PA73 hits

Eddie Nketiah came off the bench to salvage a point for Leeds in a 1-1 draw against Preston at Deepdale.Tom Barkhuizen’s fifth strike of the season after the break handed the Lilywhites the lead, but Arsenal loanee Nketiah struck as full-time approached to ensure the spoils were shared.Preston boss Alex Neil brought Alan Browne, Joe Rafferty and Brad Potts into the North End starting XI, w...Full Story »

Nketiah hits treble and Hudson-Odoi shines as England Under-21s hammer Austria

Posted Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by PA85 hits

Eddie Nketiah and Callum Hudson-Odoi stole the show as England Under-21s hammered Austria 5-1 in their European Championship qualifier in Milton Keynes.Nketiah scored a hat-trick to continue his fine goalscoring start to the season, but it was Hudson-Odoi who was the real star at Stadium MK.The 18-year-old was making his first competitive start for the Young Lions and it will surely be his last ...Full Story »

Marcelo Bielsa hails Eddie Nketiah as ‘a complete player’ as Leeds move top

Posted Sunday, September 15, 2019 by PA65 hits

Marcelo Bielsa hailed on-loan striker Eddie Nketiah as “a complete player” after his latest strike helped Leeds return to the top of the Sky Bet Championship following a 2-0 win at Yorkshire rivals Barnsley.Nketiah, on as a 70th-minute substitute for Patrick Bamford, made it four goals in six appearances since joining Leeds from Arsenal in the summer.The 20-year-old despatched a side...Full Story »

Eddie Nketiah and Helder Costa could start for Leeds

Posted Monday, August 26, 2019 by PA122 hits

Leeds coach Marcelo Bielsa is likely to rest a number of players for the Carabao Cup clash against Stoke but the match will come too soon for several nearing a return from injury.Long-term absentees Luke Ayling and Tyler Roberts are both back in training but seem unlikely to be risked, while Liam Cooper is ready to play again but is expected to wait until the visit of Swansea at the weekend.Eddi...Full Story »

Eddie Nketiah’s late winner sends Leeds to Championship summit

Posted Thursday, August 22, 2019 by PA158 hits

Eddie Nketiah made a name for himself at Elland Road by coming off the bench and netting a late winner as Leeds returned to the top of the Championship with a 1-0 victory over Brentford.With former Arsenal striker Ian Wright watching on from the stands, the Gunners loanee was sent on for his Championship debut in the 77th minute in a bid to find a goal. And just four minutes later, the 20-year-...Full Story »

Eddie Nolan scores the only goal as Crewe win against Walsall

Posted Sunday, August 18, 2019 by PA51 hits

Veteran defender Eddie Nolan hit a classy second-half finish as Crewe edged Walsall 1-0.The Railwaymen finished with 10 men after defender Olly Lancashire was red carded late on, but they held on after Nolan, who had thwarted Josh Gordon with a decisive tackle in the first half, put his side ahead with only his fifth career goal.Walsall were the better side before the break, but new striker Caol...Full Story »

Nketiah confident he can thrive on pressure at Leeds

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by PA82 hits

Eddie Nketiah believes he can thrive on the pressure and expectation at Leeds after making a flying start to life at the Championship club.The Arsenal striker, who joined Leeds on a season-long loan last week, scored 43 minutes into his debut as the Yorkshire side won 3-0 at Salford in the Carabao Cup.Gaetano Berardi and Mateusz Klich were also on target in the second half as Leeds finally wore ...Full Story »

Cooper delighted Freddie was ready when put on the spot

Posted Sunday, August 11, 2019 by PA50 hits

Swansea manager Steve Cooper revealed how Freddie Woodman got full marks for doing his homework after his penalty save earned a point at Derby.The on-loan Newcastle goalkeeper’s research into Martyn Waghorn’s penalty taking technique paid off when he went the right way to deny the Rams  striker four minutes before half-time in the goalless draw.Jayden Bogle’s surge into th...Full Story »

EDDIE'S READY Man Utd chief Ed Woodward ready to splash £80m on Harry Maguire as Leicester demand record fee for England defender

Posted Sunday, June 16, 2019 by hits

Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman will stop at nothing to land the England centre-back — who has been told he can expect a five-year deal worth £350,000-a-week. Ed Woodward is ready to splash the cash in order to bring Leicester and England centre-half Harry Maguire to Old Trafford Credit: Getty - Contributor Leicester are holding out for a world-record fee for a def...Full Story »

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe gets set for 500th game as a manager

Posted Friday, April 19, 2019 by PA86 hits

Eddie Howe is “very grateful for the opportunity” to be Bournemouth boss as he prepares for his 500th game in management.Howe, who is in his second spell with the Cherries, will reach the milestone during Saturday’s Premier League game at home to relegated Fulham.The 41-year-old initially managed the south-coast club between 2008 and 2011 before returning to the Vitality Stadiu...Full Story »

Wilson just knows Howe to score, says Bournemouth boss Eddie

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA78 hits

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hailed Callum Wilson following the striker’s return to action in Saturday’s 2-0 win at Huddersfield.Wilson opened the scoring in the first half and laid on the game-clinching goal for Ryan Fraser in the second as Bournemouth snapped a nine-game Premier League losing run on the road.The Cherries striker made his first appearance in seven weeks after recover...Full Story »

Stand-in Hibs boss Eddie May refuses to be drawn on Neil Lennon absence

Posted Monday, January 28, 2019 by PA115 hits

Eddie May gave nothing away about the managerial situation at Hibernian after replacing head coach Neil Lennon for the 3-1 win over St Mirren at the Simple Digital Arena.May, head of the academy set-up at Hibs, and his assistant Grant Murray were in charge in the absence of the Northern Irishman and his assistant Gary Parker, who were reportedly suspended on Friday night following a meeting with...Full Story »

Late Eddie Nolan header helps Crewe to third straight win against Colchester

Posted Sunday, January 27, 2019 by PA78 hits

Eddie Nolan headed a late winner as Crewe clinched a 2-1 win over Colchester.The Railwaymen made it three successive victories as they came from behind after Charlie Kirk levelled in the second half following Sammie Szmodics’ early opener for Colchester.Visiting goalkeeper Rene Gilmartin did well to get down to Callum Ainley’s early snapshot for the hosts, but it was Colchester who s...Full Story »

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