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‘Lazy’ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s poor goal record after signing huge new contract shows Arsenal captain may be ‘another Mesut Ozil’ as Martin Keown calls for Gabriel Martinelli to replace him

‘Lazy’ Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s poor goal record after signing huge new contract shows Arsenal captain may be ‘another Mesut Ozil’ as Martin Keown calls for Gabriel Martinelli to replace him

Sports
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s struggles in front of goal since signing a whopping £350,000-a-week contract are a big concern for Arsenal. The striker was brought in for a club-record fee of £54million back in January 2018, and he netted 54 Premier League goals in his first two-and-a-half seasons at the Emirates. GETTY Aubameyang was a goalscoring machine at the start of his Arsenal career GETTY But he’s been poor in 2020/21 and not looked the same player His goals helped them win an FA Cup and Community Shield trophy last summer and he bagged himself a Premier League Golden Boot in 2019. This campaign, however, it’s been a different story. The pacy forward has scored only nine league goals this season...
EU turns up the heat on AstraZeneca – and warns company must honour its vaccine contract

EU turns up the heat on AstraZeneca – and warns company must honour its vaccine contract

World
EU leaders have told AstraZeneca that it must "catch up" on vaccine deliveries in Europe before it is allowed to export jabs to other countries. Frustration is growing in Brussels over a massive shortfall in the number of jabs that EU countries are receiving - with the continent's vaccination programme lagging behind the UK. At a news conference, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the trading bloc is determined to get its "fair share" of vaccines. She added: "Companies have to honour their contract to the European Union before they export to other regions in the world. This is of course the case with AstraZeneca."I think it is clear that the company has to catch up and honour the contract it has with the EU member states before it can engage again in exporting vaccines...
Steelers sign QB Ben Roethlisberger to new contract for 2021

Steelers sign QB Ben Roethlisberger to new contract for 2021

Sports
March 4 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract for the 2021 season, the team announced Thursday. The Steelers did not disclose the value of the contract. Roethlisberger, 39, was set to play on the final year of a two-year, $ 68 million contract extension in 2021, but restructured the deal. Advertisement His previous pact carried a $ 41.2 million hit against the Steelers salary cap in 2021. "It is my greatest honor to be a Pittsburgh Steeler and give my all for this organization," Roethlisberger said in a news release. "I am grateful to be at this stage of my career and more than happy to adjust my contract in a way that best helps the team to address other players who are so vital to our success. "I love this game and love to...
BAE Systems wins $3.2B contract for British munitions

BAE Systems wins $3.2B contract for British munitions

Business
Nov. 30 (UPI) -- BAE Systems was awarded a $ 3.2 billion munitions contract for Britain's Next Generation Munitions Solution program, the defense ministry announced Monday. The British-based company will manufacture 39 different munitions for the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force and Strategic Command for front-line use, including small arms ammunition, mortars, medium-caliber gun rounds and large-caliber artillery and tank shells. Advertisement The 15-year contract calls for manufacturing improvements in five BAE facilities in Britain, and is part of a $ 22 billion, four-year increase in British defense spending announced on Nov. 19. "This vital multi-billion-pound contract will provide our service men and women with fire power on the front line for years to come whilst investing in Brit...