Internationals

Gabriel makes Brazil Olympic squad but Martinelli misses out

Gabriel Magalhaes is in the Brazil squad for the Tokyo Olympics later this summer, but Gabriel Martinelli has missed out. Brazil confirmed their final Olympic squad on Thursday, with Gabriel Magalhaes unsurprisingly involved following starts in both of their friendly matches in June. However, Gabriel Martinelli was left out. There hasn’t been an official reason given …

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OFFICIAL: Saka included in England’s 26-man squad for Euros

Congratulations to our Little Chili! Gareth Southgate has unveiled England’s 26-man squad for the upcoming European Championship. Arsenal player Bukayo Saka, has made the cut and is going to Euros. He is given the number 25 shirt. Full squad GK Henderson, Johnstone, Pickford DEF Trent, Chilwell, Coady, James, Maguire, Mings, Shaw, Stones, Trippier, Walker MID Bellingham, Henderson, Mount, Phillips, Rice FWD Calvert-Lewin, Foden, Grealish, Kane, Rashford, Saka, Sancho, Sterling

Arsenal legend Henry returns to Belgium backroom staff for Euro2020

Thierry Henry has returned to Belgium’s backroom staff ahead of Euro2020. The Arsenal legend served as second assistant to manager Roberto Martinez during Belgium’s run to the semi-finals at the 2018 World Cup. Henry then went on to manage Monaco and Montreal Impact, but will now link up with the Red Devils for their Euro …

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Arsenal duo handed Olympics call up – May miss the start of next season

Obviously it’s great to see your club’s player starring at a major international tournament, but the Olympics has always been an unusual one. It’s the one time where football takes a back seat to most other sports so fewer people really care about it, while this summer also sees the Euro’s and the Copa America …

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Arsenal midfielder Elneny scores stunning goal in Egypt win

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny scored an excellent goal for Egypt against Comoros on Monday. The Pharaohs picked up an impressive 4-0 win against their un-fancied opponents, rounding off their AFCON qualifying campaign in style. Elneny got his goal in the 15th minute, picking up the ball on the edge of the opponent’s penalty area and …

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Round up of Arsenal players on international duty

Several Arsenal players are currently out on international duty with their various countries. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Gunners stopped the likes of Thomas Partey from travelling, initially.  But some of their players have already represented their national teams in the matches that have been played so far and they released an update on …

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Loan spell pays off for Arsenal ace as he’s handed international debut

Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos has earned his first international cap with the Greek national team. The 23-year-old has long looked like a promising youngster, but has found first-team football hard to come by at the Emirates Stadium. Mavropanos is now into his second loan spell away from Arsenal and it seems his more regular playing …

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England duo Rashford and Saka to miss Albania and Poland qualifiers

Marcus Rashford and Bukayo Saka have been ruled out of England’s World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Poland. Manchester United forward Rashford and versatile Arsenal teenager Saka missed England’s opening 5-0 Group I defeat of San Marino at Wembley on Thursday. Rashford and Saka will also play no part against Albania in Tirana on Sunday and …

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Video: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores 1, assists 1 for Gabon

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored one and assisted one for Gabon on Thursday, and he’ll now return to Arsenal early. Arsenal club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was always only going to play the first of Gabon’s two fixtures over the current international break. The Gunners won’t release the striker for the second game against Angola, due to Covid …

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Arsenal set to lose 3-4 players to AFCON next season

Arsenal are set to lose three or more players in the middle of next season after their countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations this week. Egypt, Ghana, and Gabon were all in action on Thursday, with each knowing they could secure qualification to next January’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament. For Egypt …

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Norway to face no FIFA action over Qatar protests

Norway’s players will face no disciplinary action from FIFA for their decision to wear T-shirts with the message ‘Human rights on and off the pitch’ to show their support for migrant workers in Qatar. Ahead of Wednesday’s 3-0 victory over Gibraltar in the opening game of their 2022 World Cup qualification campaign, Norway’s team – including …

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Latest Martin Odegaard injury update after Norway substitution

Martin Odegaard had to come off at half-time after picking up an injury with Norway in their match against Gibraltar on Wednesday night. Starting his first game as Norway’s new permanent captain, Martin Odegaard only completed 45 minutes before an ankle problem forced him off the pitch at half-time – with his team 2-0 up. …

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