Jack Wilshere has confirmed he is leaving Arsenal when his current contract at the club expires at the end of this month. The midfielder announced his decision on Tuesday evening after claiming his “playing time would be significantly reduced” under the club’s new manager, Unai Emery.
Maurizio Sarri is growing increasingly confident agreement will be reached between Chelsea and Napoli to smooth his appointment as head coach at Stamford Bridge, with the Italian likely to be joined by his compatriot Gianfranco Zola in some capacity at the club.
Yaya Touré has accused Pep Guardiola of seeking “revenge” against him, claiming the Manchester City manager’s coaching reputation is “a myth” and that he did “everything to spoil” the Ivory Coast midfielder’s last season at the club. Touré left City in May after eight seasons at the club but became increasingly marginalised as they claimed
Laurent Blanc will reportedly become the next Chelsea manager after Zinedine Zidane edged closer to a money-spinning move to Qatar.
Jack Wilshere and Joe Hart have both spoken out on their disappointment at being omitted from Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the World Cup.