Latest Arsenal News Update Today, Monday, May 20th, 2019
This is Naija News compilation of the latest Arsenal news online for today, Monday, May 20th, 2019.
A move to Arsenal would be a “dream” for Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech, it has been revealed.
The attacking midfielder, who has a release clause of just £25m, revealed he was a keen Gunners fan in an interview in 2017.
He told Ajax TV: “Well, I have two clubs.
“They are Arsenal and Barcelona. That is my ultimate dream.”
And he came up with a surprise name that will delight Gunners fans when asked who is footballing idol was.
Ziyech commented: “Yes, I actually do have one. [Mesut] Ozil.”
Arsenal also remain very much interested in Wilfried Zaha but have been put off by his £80m asking price.
MOURINHO says Arsenal target Ismaila Sarr is like Barca’s Ousmane Dembele.
Leicester have joined the Gunners and continental clubs in chasing Rennes’ £25million-rated Senegal winger, 21.
Now ex-Manchester United and Chelsea boss Mourinho has identified Sarr as one of Ligue 1’s top prospects – comparing him to £135.5m France winger Dembele, 22.
Mourinho told French radio station RMC: “I can tell you that in the top three clubs in your league this season – Paris Saint-Germain, Lille and Lyon – you have extremely talented players who everyone knows already.
“If I speak [about players] I think that their agents will be very happy.
“But for example, I like [Nice winger] Allan Saint-Maximin, I like his speed.
“And I think Ismaila Sarr has a little bit of [Ousmane] Dembele in him.
“There are a lot of players in Ligue 1 who have great potential.”
AARON RAMSEY plans to make a marathon 13-hour, 6,500-mile round-trip pilgrimage to Baku to support Arsenal in the Europa League final
SunSport can reveal the injured midfielder will break off from a family holiday in Portugal to make the long-haul journey so he can roar on his Gunners team-mates in Azerbaijan’s Olympic Stadium.
Rambo was cruelly denied a fairy-tale European final to bring down the curtain on his 11-year-Arsenal career after he suffered a torn hamstring against Napoli in last month’s quarter-final second-leg.
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