Mikel Arteta reveals he will speak to Edu and Raul Sanllehi about Eddie Nketiah’s Arsenal future

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 2 Jan 2020 1:57 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.9kShares The striker’s loan at Leeds was cut short as Arsenal recalled him on New Year’s Day (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has not closed the door on Eddie Nketiah being involved with the Arsenal first team after the club decided to terminate his loan spell with Leeds United early.The young striker only started two Championship matches while on loan at Elland Road and played his last match for the club against West Brom on New Year’s Day in a 1-1 draw as he was recalled by his parent club.Arsenal were frustrated by Nketiah’s lack of starts for Leeds and will now weigh up whether to involve him with the first team or find a new loan club where he will be guaranteed more game time.Unfortunately my time @LUFC has come to an end. It’s been an amazing experience and a privilege to play for such an amazing club. I would like to say a big thank you to my teammates, the coaching staff and the manager for making my time here an enjoyable one. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/IgQNfkOWn5— Eddie Nketiah (@EddieNketiah9) January 1, 2020 Arteta picked up his first win in charge of Arsenal on New Year’s Day (Picture: AFP)‘They can play against any opponent in this league, be better than them and dominate them and compete against them – something that in my opinion for many weeks that haven’t been doing together.‘But as well for what we’re trying to create that’s not just worked, it’s actually happening and you can see it happening which generates more belief.’MORE: Eddie Nketiah sends class message to Leeds United fans after returning to ArsenalMORE: Mikel Arteta confirms Granit Xhaka will stay at Arsenal and gushes over midfielderMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man Citycenter_img Mikel Arteta reveals he will speak to Edu and Raul Sanllehi about Eddie Nketiah’s Arsenal future AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAfter Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Manchester United, Arteta confirmed he would speak to head of football Raul Sanllehi and technical director Edu about what happens next.Edu is in charge of managing the many players Arsenal have on loan, and the prospective clubs they could join, while Arteta will also speak to Nketiah in person on Thursday when he travels back down to London from Leeds.Asked about his plans for Nketiah following the loan recall, Arteta said: ‘I’m having a meeting tomorrow with Edu and Raul to go through all the loans and situations.‘I know he’s [Nketiah] coming tomorrow so I will speak to him and we will try to make the best decision for him.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArsenal had been on a dreadful run of form at the Emirates, losing four in a row, but bounced back against United thanks to goals from Nicolas Pepe and Sokratis.Arteta believes the result will give the side a huge lift, but they still have plenty of work ahead to keep on improving.‘In the end we are judged by results and that’s going to give them a massive lift in terms of confidence,’ he said. Advertisementlast_img read more

Running back coach Smith hopes Ameen-Moore can provide downhill running

first_img Published on August 5, 2014 at 8:44 pm Contact Jesse: jcdoug01@syr.edu | @dougherty_jesse Related Stories Kimble works exclusively with 2nd-team offense in Day 4 of training camp; Wilson, Long split time with 3rdSyracuse’s effort disappoints Shafer in Day 3 of training camp Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Jerome Smith left a void in the Syracuse backfield when he declared for the NFL Draft in December.Smith’s downhill running style led to 1,171 yards as a sophomore and 914 a year ago. It’s not the kind of effort SU can just pull and replace, but senior Adonis Ameen-Moore will try to provide the Orange with some power running.“Naturally you think Adonis will be that guy,” running backs coach DeAndre Smith said on Tuesday. “He’s a big physical kid, so I’m expecting him to be that guy and take that role.”Ameen-Moore has 47 carries in his SU career, the most coming in the 2012–13 season. He was a part of Doug Marrone’s “tank package” that year, and ran 30 times for 108 yards and five touchdowns.And after getting just five touches in 2013–14 — Smith had 200, Prince-Tyson Gulley had 83, George Morris II 79 and Devante McFarlane 48 — there’s a chance Ameen-Moore will step into a very important role.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text“(Ameen-Moore) looks quicker and more agile out there,” SU head coach Scott Shafer said on Tuesday. “He’s doing a real nice job.”Gulley is starting his fifth training camp with the Orange and Morris and McFarlane showed flashes of potential as a redshirt freshmen last season.Syracuse brings out full padsAt the onset of training camp, first-year offensive line coach Joe Adam set a simple goal. He wanted his unit to have a physical camp. That plan started to take shape Tuesday.Syracuse put on full pads for the first time and it made Adam hungry for what’s to come.“I’ve been very pleased with the pads so far,” he said. “I can’t wait to get into live scrimmage and all those different things so I can see a lot of the components we’ve been working on technique-wise come to fruition.”As for the rest of the team, Shafer detailed some of the adjustments the players that come with pads — which doesn’t amount to much. He said the quarterbacks now have less flexibility than they did in the first few days and that there’s “a little bit of an adjustment period” for everyone. Commentslast_img read more

Titans make Kevin Byard highest-paid safety in NFL history, report says

first_imgIf the report is indeed true, Byard surpasses Redskins safety Landon Collins and Ravens safety Earl Thomas as the highest-paid safety in NFL history. Titans and S Kevin Byard reached agreement on a 5-year, $70.5 million agreement that includes $31 million in guarantees, per source. Byard – who has the same agent (@DavidMulugheta) as Landon Collins and Earl Thomas, now is the highest paid safety in NFL history.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 25, 2019Byard, 25, was a third-round pick out of Middle Tennessee State in 2016.He has made one Pro Bowl and one All-Pro team in his three NFL seasons.He had eight interceptions in 2017 and four more in 2018 while totaling 228 total tackles in his first three seasons combined. The Titans clearly think a lot of safety Kevin Byard.Tennessee gave Byard a five-year, $70.5 million extension with $31 million in guarantees, according to a report from ESPN, which cites unidentified league sources.last_img read more

Mesic to cancel his Performance in Beijing due to Injury?

first_imgUnfortunately, the BH shot putter Kemal Mesic will not perform at the World Championships in Athletics which is to be held in Beijing from 22nd to 30th of August.“Unfortunately, I will have to cancel the appearance at the World Championships because of the new crack of the left calf muscle. My calf broke three weeks ago at the Balkan Games for the first time, I tried to rehabilitate it with therapies and injections, but it cracked again during the last training, while I was trying to throw the shot”, said Mesic.The BH shot putter did not hide his disappointment with the injury.“It is a pity, because I was preparing for this competition all year long. The new injury is a heavy blow for me because I will not perform at the World Championships. I’m more ready than ever this year, but I’ve got no luck. Now I am left to heal this injury and get ready for the Olympic year”, said the BH athlete.The athlete Amel Tuka and the shot putter Hamza Alic will represent B&H in Beijing.“Alic can reach the finals, he is well-prepared, and Tuka will fight for the medal”, said Mesic.In the end, he thanked everyone who supports him.“Thank you all for the support. There is no giving up, let’s move on. There will be more major competitions”, Mesic concluded.(Source: klix.ba/ photo sport.ba)last_img read more

March Madness, Tiger Woods back in form and a flying scorpion kick

first_imgTopics features Twitter College basketball College sports Our favourites from last week’s blog1) Tiger Woods rediscovers some of his old mojo by draining a 71ft monster at the Arnold Palmer Invitational: Share on Messenger Share on WhatsApp 4) Ronnie O’Sullivan provides a colourful update from his morning run.5) Here’s a novel way to score a penalty (and humiliate the goalkeeper).6) The best goals from around Europe – Mauro Icardi’s backheel brilliance, near-post acrobatics from Michy Batshuayi, Chievo’s Roberto Inglese picks out the top corner – and Sandhausen’s Manuel Stiefler scores with a flying scorpion kick: Share on Pinterest Twitter 1) Formula One 2018 is go, go, go – starting with Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. Since moving to Melbourne Park, the race has become a regular curtain-raiser, but it used to end the season when held on the streets of Adelaide. Here’s a potted history of the race, and Ralf Schumacher taking off on the first lap in 2002. The 1991 edition was the shortest race in F1 history, abandoned after 24 wild and wacky minutes in a torrential downpour: Facebook Twitter 2) The NCAA Division One men’s basketball tournament, aka March Madness, always provides drama, but this year has been exceptional. The University of Maryland Baltimore County pulled off perhaps the biggest ever upset, knocking off overall No1 seed Virginia to bust everyone’s bracket. Nevada came from 22 points down to beat Cincinnati, Jordan Poole’s bench-clearing buzzer-beater saw Michigan past Houston, and Loyola-Chicago stunned Miami at the last – with help from a 98-year-old nun.3) Beware the Beast! The Milwaukee Brewers recreate a favourite scene from the 1993 baseball-based classic, The Sandlot: Pinterest 2) Gianluigi Buffon is still doing the business at 40. Here are his finest saves from the world’s finest players, starting with Zinedine Zidane.3) Kevin Eriksson’s outrageous move at the first corner snatches the lead at World Rallycross Championship in Germany: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Reuse this content … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we made the choice to keep our reporting open for all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford to pay.The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We hope you will consider supporting us today. We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Support The Guardian Twitter Facebook YouTube archive Share via Email Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sport Formula One Share on Facebook 4) Diego Maradona: poetry in motion … to music.5) Advertorial it may be, but the Graeme Obree story is very interesting. Spotters’ badges: BlackCaeser, whobroughtoranges, Voodoo22, mrwicksyGuardian YouTube football channelDo subscribe, if you fancyGuardian YouTube sport channelDo subscribe, if you fancy Since you’re here… Baseball Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Facebook US sportslast_img read more