Hull City are flying high at the top of the Championship, and with Steve Bruce’s policy of only playing his reserve team in Cup games they have also done very well, having played in five rounds in the League Cup, even beating Leicester City on penalties before succumbing to Man City at the Etihad, and also making it through to the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Emmanuel Frimpong joined Arsenal when he was nine years old, at around the same time as Jack Wilshere, but his progress into the first team for the Gunners has not been as easy as Wilshere’s. Arsene Wenger rates the 20-year old very highly, though, and believes he will star for us in the future.
Another Oxlade-Chamberlain Type of Signing? – By JG
Nick Powell, an 18 year old English talent who has climbed through the youth ranks of Crewe Alexandra and into their first team is heavily linked with Arsenal.
There are some interesting stories going around at the moment that Arsene Wenger has found himself yet another bargain, and is arranging for the 19 year-old Charlton defender Carl Jenkinson to join Arsenal for free this summer. Although if its true there would be the usual compensaion for Charlton because of his age.
There is lots of Arsenal transfer news about this morning, and two of them are about Arsenal trying to nick players from their greatest local rivals, Tottenham and Chelsea.
According to the London Metro, the reason that Luka Modric was given a new six-year contract at White Hart Lane was because Arsene Wenger had made an approach to take the Croatian playmaker to Arsenal.