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Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny turned down chance to join Thierry Henry at Monaco

Arsenal transfer news: Laurent Koscielny turned down chance to join Thierry Henry at Monaco

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STAYING PUT The defender has only recently returned from a long spell out with an Achilles injury Laurent Koscielny turned down the chance to join Monaco, opting to stay with Arsenal at least until the end of the season. The defender only returned to action in the Europa League win over Qarabag in December, having not played since rupturing his Achilles in the same competition in May 2018 against Atletico Madrid. Koscielny turned down a move to Monaco His injury curse struck again when he was forced to pull out of the FA Cup win against Blackpool last Saturday after picking up a back problem in the warm-up. According to Le10 Sport, Monaco manager Thierry Henry was interested in bringing his former team-mate to the Stade Louis II this month, b...
Chelsea transfer news: Cesc Fabregas could reunite with former Arsenal teammate Thierry Henry at Monaco

Chelsea transfer news: Cesc Fabregas could reunite with former Arsenal teammate Thierry Henry at Monaco

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TOGETHER AGAIN Fabregas has started just one Premier League match this season and is frustrated with lack of opportuntites Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas could soon be set to seal a move to Monaco. It has been a frustrating season for the World Cup winning midfielder, who has been unable to force his way into Maurizio Sarri’s plans. Cesc Fabregas is wanted by Monaco An injury at the start of the campaign disrupted his preparations and he is now behind Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Ross Barkley and Mateo Kovacic in the pecking order. His only start in the Premier League this season came in the 2-1 loss at Wolverhampton Wanderers and he has mainly appeared in the secondary competitions such as the Europa League and EFL Cup. The Spaniard...
'It was a super-unexciting' – Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' Monaco GP

'It was a super-unexciting' – Hamilton & Alonso bemoan 'boring' Monaco GP

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Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso criticised the Monaco Grand Prix - saying it was "not really racing" and "the most boring race ever".Drivers were lapping several seconds off the pace as they managed tyres to ensure they were able to do only one pit stop.Hamilton said: "We were just cruising around from lap six, literally cruising. So it wasn't really racing. "If that was exciting for you to watch, no problem."Alonso, giving his reaction to the race, said: "Extremely boring. This is probably the most boring race ever."'I don't know how you did that, mate!' - Ricciardo stuns Red BullListen: Ricciardo encounters engine issuesListen: Chequered Flag - Monaco Grand Prix ReviewMonaco can often b...
Kylian Mbappe transfer: Monaco to offer striker massive pay increase to keep him away from Liverpool, Arsenal and Madrid

Kylian Mbappe transfer: Monaco to offer striker massive pay increase to keep him away from Liverpool, Arsenal and Madrid

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Monaco to offer striker massive pay increase to keep him away from Europe's big clubsSunday, June 25, 2017Monaco are desperate to keep 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe at the club and will offer the striker a massive pay increase to persuade him to stay.Mbappe was vital to the club's Ligue 1 title victory last season and his 26 goals in all competitions saw him collect the Ligue 1 Young Player of the Year award.Real Madrid are believed to be at the front of the queue to sign him, but Arsenal and Liverpool are also keen. According to Journal du Dimanche (JDD), a French weekly publication, Monaco will bump his pay packet to €162,000-a-week from €18,000.[embedded content]'Magnifique!' A memorable season for Monaco who celebrate with typical glamourLet's block ads! (Why?)