SMITH-ROWE BACK FOR SAINTS CLASH

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed that young England midfielder has returned to training ahead of the Premier League clash with Southampton. The Gunners play hosts to Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening and newly capped England player Smith-Rowe is expected to be in the squad for the game which is very important for the hosts in their quest to secure passage into next season’s Champions League by finishing in one of the top four places on the league standings.

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In his pre-match presser on Friday afternoon ahead of the Saints clash, Arteta told reporters that young England midfielder Smith-Rowe has recovered from the groin injury that forced him to sit out the Premier League meeting with hosts Everton on Monday. Smith-Rowe was sorely missed by an Arsenal side who threw away a first half lead from Martin Odegaard to lose 2-1 as a result of two late goals from their hosts.
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SMITH-ROWE CONTINUES HIS FORM AT LEICESTER

 
Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith-Rowe is one of the most in-form young midfielders in the Premier League over the last one month. The England junior international was able to continue his red-hot form in front of goal as he found the back of the net in the league win over Leicester City at the weekend.

Emile Smith-Rowe was the recipient of the second Arsenal goal against Leicester City as he maintained his form in the league. The England junior international has now scored four goals in all competitions for the Gunners this season with three of those goals coming in the Premier League. (more…)

TOWNSEND BAGS BEST GOAL AWARD

Everton winger Andros Townsend has won the best goal award for September in the Premier League. The England international was given the goal award for his world class strike during the win over Burnley at Goodison Park last month. Townsend scored one of the goals as Everton came from a goal down to beat the Clarets 3-1 at home.


After a goalless first half, the Clarets took the lead courtesy their skipper, Ben Mee. Burnley were ahead for just seven minutes before Everton responded with the equaliser on the hour mark. England national team defender Michael Keane was the recipient of the Everton equaliser. (more…)

CALVERT-LEWIN PULLS OUT OF ENGLAND GAMES

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Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has pulled out of the upcoming England games due to injury. The former Sheffield United attacker was initially part of the 25-man squad named by manager Gareth Southgate ahead of the trio of Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers scheduled to take place this month in the European section.


Southgate and his England players have stepped up preparations ahead of the away game at Hungary on Thursday night. The Hungary clash is the first of the three World Cup qualifying games for the Three Lions this month. England will also face Andorra at home on Sunday, September 5 before taking on Poland away from home on Wednesday, September 8. (more…)

CALVERT-LEWIN PULLS OUT OF ENGLAND GAMES

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Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has pulled out of the upcoming England games due to injury. The former Sheffield United attacker was initially part of the 25-man squad named by manager Gareth Southgate ahead of the trio of Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers scheduled to take place this month in the European section.


Southgate and his England players have stepped up preparations ahead of the away game at Hungary on Thursday night. The Hungary clash is the first of the three World Cup qualifying games for the Three Lions this month. England will also face Andorra at home on Sunday, September 5 before taking on Poland away from home on Wednesday, September 8 (more…)

ARSENAL SEAL THIRD SUMMER SIGNING

Arsenal have sealed their third summer signing after England player Ben White was unveiled on Friday. The 23-year-old utility defender has secured a big money move to Arsenal from Brighton and Hove Albion.

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North London giants Arsenal made England international White their third summer signing after Nuno Tavares and Albert SambiLokonga. Portuguese fullback Tavares signed for the Gunners from Benfica in an £8m deal, while Belgian midfielder Lokonga moved from Anderlecht to the Emirates Stadium in a transfer that could be up to £17m depending on add-ons.
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MAGUIRE TO START ON ENGLAND BENCH

One of the major talking points for the Three Lions of England ahead of their home nations clash with Scotland on Friday night is the fitness of star defender Harry Maguire and whether the Manchester United defender is fit enough to start against the Scottish team.The latest reports from Sky Sports News revealed that the centre back will start the game on the bench with manager Gareth Southgate favouring the partnership of Tyrone Mings and John Stones at the heart of the England defence.

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Manchester City defender Stones and Aston Villa star Mings started the opening game for England at the ongoing Euro 2020 tournament against Croatia on Sunday and they impressed as the Three Lions beat the 2018 World Cup finalists to start their campaign in Group D on a winning note. Raheem Sterling scored in the second half to give England a 1-0 win over Croatia.
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ENGLAND END EURO 2020 FRIENDLIES POSITIVELY

The Three Lions of England ended preparations for the upcoming Euro 2020 tournament on a winning note following the slender victory over Romania. England faced Romania in their second and final friendly game before Euro 2020 and they needed the goal from Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford to see off their opponents.

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England began their Euro 2020 preparations with a 1-0 win over Austria at the Riverside Stadium last week thanks to the strike from Arsenal utility player Bukayo Saka in the second half and they concluded it by recording the same scoreline against the Romanians at the same match venue on Saturday.
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GOLDEN BOOT: KANE SCORELESS AGAINST SHEFFIELD

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane was surprisingly not on target as his team hit bottom club Sheffield United for four in their Premier League game on Sunday night.

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One would have been forgiven to think that the England striker grabbed at least one goal in the big win over the Blades but he was completely overshadowed by his compatriots in attack. Interim Spurs manager Ryan Mason started Kane alongside Welshman Gareth Bale and Son Heung-Min in attack and they both outshone the England national team skipper.
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CITY LINKED WITH POSSIBLE KANE TRANSFER

Manchester City have a huge task at their hands in finding a replacement for veteran legendary striker Sergio Agüero. The Etihad club announced earlier in the week that the Argentine striker will be leaving the club when his current contract expires at the end of the season.

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Agüero will be leaving the Etihad after spending up to a decade at the club and scoring over two hundred (200) goals for the Citizens. The club have now identified Tottenham’s England international striker Harry Kane as a potential successor to the departing Argentine.
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