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The Welshman will leave The Gunners after spending a decade of his career in North London. The five-year deal is believed to be worth £36m to Ramsey, who will earn £7.2m in wages annually spread over the duration of the contract. 28-year-old Ramsey scored 52 goals in 252 appearances across all competitions for Arsenal, including winning strikes in two FA Cup finals against Hull City and Chelsea. He won three FA Cups in total with Arsenal.
Franck Ribery sustained a hamstring problem during a training match in Doha. The club confirmed Ribery suffered a hamstring at their training camp and appears set for a spell on the sidelines. The club is currently in Qatar for a warm-weather camp. The Bavarians haven't given a timescale on Ribery's recovery, announcing he will be on the sidelines 'for the time being'.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LAST 16 DRAW
⚽️ Schalke vs Man City
⚽️ Atletico Madrid vs Juventus
⚽️ Man Utd vs PSG
⚽️ Tottenham vs Borussia Dortmund
⚽️ Lyon vs Barcelona
⚽️ Roma vs Porto
⚽️ Ajax vs Real Madrid
⚽️ Liverpool vs Bayern Munich
EUROPA LEAGUE LAST 32 DRAW
⚽️ Viktoria Plzen vs Dinamo Zagreb
⚽️ Club Brugge vs Red Bull Salzburg
⚽️ Rapid Vienna vs Inter
⚽️ Slavia Prague vs Genk
⚽️ Krasnodar vs Bayer Leverkusen
⚽️ Zurich vs Napoli
⚽️ Malmo vs Chelsea
⚽️ Shakhtar Donetsk vs Frankfurt
⚽️ Celtic vs Valencia
⚽️ Rennes vs Real Betis
⚽️ Olympiacos vs Dynamo Kiev
⚽️ Lazio vs Sevilla
⚽️ Fenerbahce vs Zenit
⚽️ Sporting vs Villarreal
⚽️ BATE Borisov vs Arsenal
⚽️ Galatasaray vs Benfica
Alvaro Morata suffered a knee injury yesterday night as Chelsea drew 2-2 with MOL Vidi in a Europa League clash. The club is waiting to find out the extent of Morata's injury after the striker was taken off just before the halftime. The injury status of Morata is not yet known but Maurizio Sarri is hopeful the injury won't prevent Morata from playing on Sunday's match against Brighton.
Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric won the 2018 Ballon d'Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the award in more than a decade. Modric, 33, won his third successive Champions League in May before helping Croatia to a first World Cup final. Christiano Ronaldo came second, Lionel Messi finished fifth, with Atletico Madrid frontman Antoine Griezmann and PSG attacker Kylian Mbappe - both of whom won the World Cup with France - third and fourth respectively.
Ada Hegerberg was crowned the first woman to win the Ballon d'Or after helping Lyon to the French title and Champions League. she said. “This is a great motivation to continue working hard and we will continue to work together to win more titles. I wanted to end with some words for young girls around the world: believe in yourselves.”
Kylian Mbappe was named as the winner of the Kopa Trophy for the best player of the year under the age of 21 at the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday.
Southampton has sacked manager Mark Hughes following a 2-2 draw against Manchester United on Saturday. Southampton Currently sits at position eighteen with only 9 Points out of possible 42. The club chairman said “Football Club can today confirm it has parted company with First Team Manager Mark Hughes. Assistant First Team Manager Mark Bowen and Assistant First Team Coach Eddie Niedzwiecki have also left the club. We would like to express our thanks to Mark and his staff for all of their efforts during their time at St Mary’s. The search for a new manager to take the club forward is already underway. First Team Assistant Coach Kelvin Davis will lead the team for Wednesday’s Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley."
In a post-match press conference after the win over Spurs, Emery was asked if there is now belief they can win at Old Trafford, “We know it’s very difficult in Manchester. In history and in the present. We want to prepare in the best possible way to have the best performance. This is a big challenge for us and we want to have challenges like Wednesday.”
Arsenal will be hoping to extend their 12 game unbeaten run in the league on 5th at Old Trafford. Arsenal overturned a 2-1 deficit at halftime with goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Lucas Torreira, and Alexandre Lacazette in the second half to claim the bragging rights with a 4-2 victory.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to achieve 100 Champions League wins in Yesterday Juventus's 1-0 win over Spanish side Valencia. Juventus have already qualified for round 16, leading group H with 12 points 2 ahead of number two man Utd. Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri hailed the former Real Madrid man for the impact he brought at the club as he contributed to Mario Mandzukic's only goal of the night. In the press conference Allegri said "Ronaldo gives us a sense of security and confidence. The team is essentially the same as last season. We've grown, become faster in playing the ball, but then, of course, there is Cristiano Ronaldo. This team is constantly improving – they're passing and putting the play together more quickly"
Ousman Dembele has been linked with a move to Arsenal this January, with sources claiming that he has failed to impress at Barcelona since arriving at Nou Camp last summer. Barcelona chief Pep Segura Confirmed that Ousmane Dembele will not be leaving in January despite speculation linking the French star with Arsenal and Liverpool. barcelona Manager Ernesto Valverde has not been pleased with the behaviours of dembele claiming he has a bad attitude and personality.
- Messi breaks yet another record by hitting his 400th LaLiga goal
- Ramsey agrees five-year deal with Juventus
- Injury blow for Bayern Munich as Frank Ribery suffers injury in training
- Champions League & Europa League draws
- Chelsea's Morata suffers injury in Europa League clash
- Ballon d'Or 2018: Luka Modric and Ada Hegerberg win awards