Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong threatend to injury team-mates Mesut Ozil, Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski in training after Ghana were drawn in the same World Cup group as Germany.
In a Twitter post that was hastily deleted, the Ghana international suggested he would do his compatriots a favour on the Arsenal training ground.
He wrote: “Don’t worry Ghana I got ur back ozil Podolski nd per won’t b going to the World Cup Due to my studs flying in training.”
Shola Ameobi might be coming to international football late in his career, but he’s taking to it like a duck to water.
For instance, look at this flicked near-post volley he scored for Nigeria in their friendly against Italy last night.
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Chelsea striker Samuel Eto’o claims his Cameroon team-mates conspired to not pass him the ball in last month’s World Cup qualification playoff first leg.
Ahead of today’s second leg, Eto’o says his colleague were refusing to pass to him in the previous game.
He said: “It’s true and regrettable. And when you watched me retreating to the midfield to chase the ball, it’s because I heard of the plot. read more »
An Arsenal supporter has lost his family home in a bet with a Manchester United fan.
Henry Dhabasani, of Iganga, in Uganda, staked his house that the Gunners would beat United in last weekend’s clash in a bet with Rashid Yiga. United fan Yiga bet his new Toyota Premio and his wife that David Moyes’ side would triumph. read more »
Arsenal are keeping an eye on the progress of Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho after he impressed during the FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
The 17-year-old is said to have attracted the Gunners’ attention with his four goals against Mexico in the tournament, which is being hosted in the United Arab Emirates. read more »