Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 01:53:07 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

Wenger to lose key ally in transfer negotiator Law

By AFP, London
10th-Sep-2017       
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »


Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been dealt a blow with news that key ally and transfer negotiator Dick Law is to leave the troubled Premier League giants.
Law-who has along with Wenger been severely criticised for the club's transfer policy over the past few years-had surprised many when he remained in his post in the close season as back in May it had been stated he would leave.
However, Press Association Sport now claims Law is indeed leaving, after eight years dealing with transfers, to return to the United States for family reasons.
The club appointed Huss Fahmy, formerly of cycling outfit Team Sky, in June to work alongside Law-chiefly on player contracts although it is not clear whether he will now assume the role on his own.
Wenger has borne the brunt of the criticism over his refusal to enter bidding wars with his major domestic rivals.
Instead in years gone by he has left it to the last minute to make late signings which have looked like panic buys. This year, however, he acted relatively fast by snapping up French striker Alexandre Lacazette for a club record fee of o52 million ($68m, 58m euros), but the only other new face was Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer.
A seemingly constant haemorrhaging of talent-Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain being the latest example opting to move to Liverpool-has also agitated the Gunners fans although the club refused to allow star Chilean Alexis Sanchez to leave for Manchester City on the final day of the transfer window.
They face, though, letting the 28-year-old go for free at then end of this season when his contract is up-something with which Wenger said he was comfortable.
However, the fans, according to the London Evening Standard, are far from happy and plan to stage a protest regarding the transfer policy during Saturday's Premier League game with Bournemouth.
On that note chief executive Ivan Gazidis is going to meet with some of them ahead of the game.
The Gunners go into the game, against a side yet to register a point, having lost two of their three league games so far.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

CEC must seek govt.`s cooperation to dissolve parliament


MORE than just holding small and big scale elections, it's time the Election Commission realise that it is essential to ensure the national elections is held in a free, fair and credible manner.  The Election Commission is a constitutional body and its responsibility is to hold election directly on the ...

International »

`I`m not a racist`, Trump says


AFP  :"I'm not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed," Trump told reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he was having dinner with Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.Trump appeared to give up for dead an immigration deal, ...

Football »

Suarez, Messi lead Barcelona to 4-2 comeback win at Sociedad


AP, Barcelona :Barcelona has broken its curse at Anoeta Stadium.Luis Suarez scored twice before Lionel Messi completed Barcelona's 4-2 comeback win at Real Sociedad on Sunday, giving the Catalan club its first league win at the Basque Country team since 2007.Barcelona was behind by two goals when Suarez set up ...

Sports »

The newly elected Executive Committee of Special Olympics Bangladesh pose for a photo session in the city's Tejgaon on Saturday.


Entertainment »

Shabnur, Purnima in a common frame


Entertainment Report :Shabnur and Purnima are two popular actresses in Dhaka film arena. Both of them have already got the National Film Award for single time. Shabnur got the National Award for acting in Mostafizur Rahman Manik’s movie Dui Noyon-er Alo. On the other hand, Purnima received the award for ...

City »

Nagorik Oikya Convenor Mahmudur Rahman Manna speaking at the press conference on 'Four Years of the Government and Year of Election' organised by the party at the Jatiya Press Club on Monday.


Editorial »

We do not want to see police as killers


HUMAN rights campaigner Odhikar said that at least 139 people fell victims to 'crossfire' and 86 to enforced disappearances in Bangladesh in 2017. Besides, 59 people 'died' in jail and 77 people were killed in political violence while 783 people became victims of rape, 242 were subjected to sexual harassment. ...

International »

Netanyahu begins 6-day India visit today with focus on defence, security


AP, Ahmedabad :Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke protocol to receive Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and his wife Sara, at Ahmedabad airport on Sunday ahead of his six-day visit to India with focus on defence and security. PM Modi will host Netanyahu for dinner on Sunday night. In the past, ...

Sports »

Federer says he's too old to be Australian Open favourite


AFP, Melbourne :Defending champion Roger Federer says rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic should be seen as leading contenders for the Australian Open as he is too old to be considered favourite.The 36-year-old is bidding for a record 20th Grand Slam title and is in form and fit, unlike the ...

Entertainment »

Shomi Kaiser on her birthday


Sheikh Arif Bulbon :Today is birthday of country’s one of the popular actresses Shomi Kaiser. She is one of the brightest names in the field of acting in TV plays arena. Many actors came into this field after being inspired by her though Shomi is not regular in acting now. ...

City »

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, among others, offering `Akheri Munajat`in the first phase of Bishwa Ijtema from Ganobhaban on Sunday.


Editorial »

Our winters have also become seasons for acute gas crisis


FOR the past decade our winter months have become the months for acute gas crisis across the capital. Once more, many areas in the city, including Mohammadpur, Bosila, Adabar, West Agargaon, Shewrapara, Kazipara, Kafrul, West Dhanmondi, Lalbag, Sobhanbag, Indira Road, Tanti Bazar, Shakharibazar, Kamrangirchar, Uttara, Dakhinkhan, Uttarkhan, South Banasree and ...

Sports »

Zia shares 3rd slot in Delhi Rating Chess


GM Ziaur Rahman Zia of SAIF Sporting Club now in 3rd position in the points table along with other 15 players with 5.5 points after 7th round games in the 16th Delhi Open International Rating Chess tournament now being held in New Delhi, India, Bangladesh Chess Federation press release said.In ...

Entertainment »

Priyanka Chopra is back with season 3 of Quantico


Priyanka Chopra has taken over Hollywood like a boss lady. There's nothing she's not tried and succeeded at. From a rocking singles that topped charts to becoming a part of a legendary franchise like Baywatch, Pee Cee has only just began. She took the primetime TV by storm when she ...

City »

BNP Standing Committee Member Barrister Moudud Ahmed, among others, at a discussion on ' False Cases Against Khaleda Zia and Future of Democracy' organised by Democratic Movement at the Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.


 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news