Wednesday Kickoff: Wenger, Gignac, Ibrahimovic and more

Wednesday Kickoff: Wenger, Gignac, Ibrahimovic and more


Wednesday Kickoff: Wenger, Gignac, Ibrahimovic and more

On Wednesday, Arsene Wegner’s extension initiated a projected busy Arsenal summer rolling, while a French forward denied reports of an incident with a journalist.

Despite Arsenal failing to qualify for a Champions League spot for the first time in 20 years, Arsene Wenger has agreed to remain in North London on a new two-year deal. (REPORT)

Tigres forward Andre-Pierre Gignac denied reports that he hit a Mexican journalist that called him a “bad loser”. (REPORT)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent says the forward hopes to remain at Manchester United. (REPORT)

Manchester United target and French international Antoine Greizmann has reportedly asked to leave Atletico Madrid after three years, signaling a move to Old Trafford this summer. (REPORT)

After winning the 2016 Premier League title in fairytale fashion, Riyad Mahrez has asked to leave Leicester City this summer. (REPORT)

Emile Forsberg’s agent says the RB Leipzig midfielder is ready to “test himself at one of the big clubs”. (REPORT)

Santi Cazorla is expected to miss five more months after undergoing his eighth operation since injuring his ankle in October. (REPORT)

Following AC Milan’s qualification for European play after three years, the Rossoneri have sealed a two-year extension with manager Vicenzo Montella leaving him in Milan until 2019. (REPORT)

Alexandre Lacazette says he is “at a crossroads” when it comes to leaving Lyon. (REPORT)

After lifting the Premier League title with Chelsea a couple weeks ago, Asmir Begovic has completed his transfer to former club Bournemouth. (REPORT)


MLS released a list of players eligible for fan voting for the MLS All-Star Game. (READ)

FC Dallas defender Walker Zimmerman is set to miss four-to-six weeks with a knee injury. (READ)

Miguel Almiron headlines The Best of MLS from this past weekend. (READ)

David Wagner is eager for a Premier League challenge after securing unlikely promotion with Huddersfield Town. (READ)

Timmy Chandler was forced to withdraw from USMNT camp due to injury. (READ)

Christian Pulisic earned honors as SBI Americans Abroad Player of the Week. (READ)

America-born striker Bjorn Johnsen has accepted a call-up from Norway. (READ)

Wolfsburg is reportedly set to make a big-money move for John Brooks. (READ)

Bruce Arena named Tim Howard as the USMNT’s starting goalkeeper. (READ)

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