Hatem Ben Arfa: “I will be released” by Newcastle

Hull City’s on loan winger Hatem Ben Arfa says he knows that his parent club Newcastle will release him at the end of this season so he has to prove himself. Inside Futbol carry the quotes from the 27-year-old Frenchman. Ben Arfa started his professional career with French giants Lyon in 2002 and was quickly labelled as a hot prospect for …

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Sunderland complete signing of French defender

Sunderland’s defence let in a shocking 8 goals in their weekend away defeat to Southampton, today the club have announced a new player to hopefully bolster that back line. Anthony Réveillère has been signed as a free agent until the end of the season, the experienced 34-year-old playing mainly as a right-back. Réveillère was released at the end of his Napoli …

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Arsenal to fend off competitors and sign French midfielder

Arsenal are having to fend off heavy interest from competitors to sign Frenchman and Lyon midfielder, Clement Grenier. The midfielder looks set to leave the French outfit this season and is weighing up his options for his next career move. With Arsenal, Newcastle, Everton, Bayer Leverkusen and A.C. Milan all reportedly interested in the 23-year-old. Reports from the Metro have revealed …

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Arsenal update: Tracking Lyon’s Gonalons and Grenier and Bayern’s Gustavo

Arsene has probably got other things on his mind tonight, but maybe tomorrow he will be back to planning on how he will re-shape his squad in the summer. That’s actually assuming he is still holding the reins at the Emirates – you can now get 12-1 from Ladbrokes on the Frenchman leaving or getting sacked. Caught Offside have picked …

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AshleyArsenal update: Tracking Lyon’s Gonalons and Grenier and Bayern’s Gustavo
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Spurs view: The Europa League will help us prepare for the Champions League

The Europa League generally gets a bad press in England. Whilst teams on the continent tend to take a far more serious approach towards it, it is always viewed through mocking eyes over here. The ‘Thursday night, Channel Five’ songs are used an insult on a regular basis and ultimately it is seen as being a little ‘beneath us’. I …

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Spurs update: L’Equipe links Lyon striker Lisandro Lopez

Spurs are short of striking options at the moment, so expect to hear plenty of rumours about new forwards heading for the Lane today. With the news that Seville’s Alvaro Negrdo has been ruled out there is now a bit of momentum about the story that Lyon’s Lisandro Lopez could be a Spurs player on loan soon. French paper L’Equipe …

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AshleySpurs update: L’Equipe links Lyon striker Lisandro Lopez