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Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac opens up about carjacking incident: ‘Mentally this was hard’

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac opens up about carjacking incident: ‘Mentally this was hard’

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Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has spoken out for the first time about the terrifying knife attack on him and Mesut Ozil.Kolasinac and Ozil were attacked by knife-wielding carjackers in north London last month, with video footage remarkably showing the former jumping out of the car and bravely chasing off the thugs. AFP or licensors Kolasinac has opened up about the carjacking incident The players were subsequently withdrawn from the squad for the Gunners’ Premier League opener at Newcastle due to ‘further security incidents’. Kolasinac is now back in the first-team, while Ozil has managed just 71 minutes all season as he started his first game in the 2-2 draw at Watford on Sunday And the Bosnian full-back, talking ahead of the Europa League opener with E
Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

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talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Liverpool could be ready to make Mohamed Salah the Premier League’s top-paid player when they offer him a new contract worth £22.4m a year. (The Sun) Liverpool want Augsburg’s German left-back Philipp Max, 25, as competition for Andy Robertson. (Sport) Tottenham have offered Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen an improved £200,000-a-week contract in a bid to stop a potential move to Real Madrid. (Daily Mail) Everton are ready to challenge Arsenal for 26-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, who is rated at £80m by his club Crystal Palace. (Evening Standard) Have Inter Milan ended their pursuit of Manchester United s
‘I hope Nacho Monreal washed his hands’ – Arsenal fans speculate whether defender went to the toilet during Napoli match

‘I hope Nacho Monreal washed his hands’ – Arsenal fans speculate whether defender went to the toilet during Napoli match

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GOTTA GO Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League but these Gooners appeared to be more concerned about Monreal, who left the pitch before coming back on a few minutes later When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go but ideally you can hold it in when you’re playing a Europa League quarter-final match! However, this may not be the case for Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal, who rather bizarrely left the field of play during their second leg at Napoli. Monreal helped secure Arsenal’s place in the Europa League semis at Napoli’s expense Monreal left holding his stomach around the hour mark but was back on the pitch a few minutes later to complete the rest of the game. His absence didn’t affect the Gunners’ form as they secure
Liverpool legend Steve Nicol urges club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld and pair him with Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol urges club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld and pair him with Virgil van Dijk

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Get him The Belgium ace is set to enter the final year of his contract – and former Reds defender Steve Nicol wants his old club to snap him up Liverpool legend Steve Nicol has urged his old club to sign Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld. The 30-year-old is about to enter the final year of his contract after Spurs triggered an extension clause in his contract in January. Toby Alderweireld has been linked with a move to Manchester United in the past Reports suggest Alderweireld has a £25million release clause and its activation seems inevitable given his quality. And ex-Reds full-back Nicol, who made 473 appearances for the club between 1981 and 1994, reckons the Belgium international would thrive alongside Virgil van Dijk. He said: “One hu