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Arsenal's Champions League hopes hang by thread after loss to Newcastle

Arsenal's Champions League hopes took another major hit on Monday as a 2-0 loss to Newcastle United left them trailing Tottenham Hotspur by two points with just one game left in the Premier League season. - Ogden: Lack of leadership, desire could cost Arsenal UCL spot. - Which Premier League...
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Newcastle vs Arsenal result: Five things we learned as Gunners’ top-four hopes unravel

Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League suffered a perhaps fatal blow as Newcastle United took a deserved 2-0 home win.Defeat leaves Mikel Arteta’s side two points behind rivals Tottenham, who possess a vastly superior goal difference and need only a draw against Norwich on the final day to be sure of a top four finish.The visitors produced a flat performance at St James’s Park, hustled by Newcastle’s high press and battling to contain a direct, dynamic forward lineThough Arsenal, very much on the back foot, managed to escape the first half without conceding, Ben White turned a Joelinton...

Chelsea have Robert Lewandowski on radar despite Barcelona leading the race

Chelsea could join the race to sign Robert Lewandowski despite the Bayern Munich forward favouring a summer move to Barcelona. Lewandowski’s future is up in the air after he made clear he was unwilling to extend his Bayern contract, which expires in the summer of 2023. The Poland international has long been interested in playing in Spain and sources have indicated that he has verbally agreed a three-year deal with Barça, who are working to sign him.

Man City keep Premier League title in reach, Liverpool win FA Cup, Lewandowski wants out of Bayern

Another weekend in European soccer yielded another flurry of talking points! In England, Manchester City clawed back at West Ham to remain in charge of the Premier League title race with one weekend remaining, while Liverpool looked tired in the FA Cup final but still had enough juice to defeat Chelsea on penalties. The German Bundesliga season ended with Erling Haaland's farewell to Borussia Dortmund and Robert Lewandowski saying he wants out of Bayern Munich. In Italy, AC Milan and Inter Milan both won to keep the Serie A title battle alive heading into the final round of games, while Spain's LaLiga (and PSG in France) enjoyed a fairly relaxed weekend.

Newcastle 2-0 Arsenal: Gunners' top-four hopes dealt huge blow with loss

Arsenal's hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four were dealt a huge blow as they were well beaten by Newcastle at St James' Park. Mikel Arteta's side needed a win to move above Tottenham into fourth and put them in the driving seat to secure a Champions League spot heading into the final weekend of the season.

Real Madrid's new 120th-anniversary kit launched by Raul and friends

Real Madrid have launched their new home kit for the 2022-23 season, and it serves as a nod to the Spanish club's grand, success-laden history on what will be their 120th anniversary. Unsurprisingly, the new strip is predominantly white, but it does bear the return of purple trim for the...

Liverpool without Mohamed Salah and Virgil Van Dijk for crunch Southampton clash

Mohamed Salah and Virgil Van Dijk have been ruled out of Liverpool’s crucial Premier League clash at Southampton on Tuesday.The pair were forced off during the FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday with groin and knee injuries respectively.Neither are seriously injured but, despite the importance of the fixture in the title race, manager Jurgen Klopp does not want to take risks as he plans ahead for the Champions League final.Asked if either could play at St Mary’s, Klopp said: “No. They are both OK, so the target for both would be they could be involved again at...