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Luís Figo - A Gunner!

Started on 5 September 2013 by Slid3Tackle
Latest Reply on 6 October 2013 by Justice
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Few words about my choice


What media wrote about me was true, I had offers from Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal. Why I choosed Arsenal? Well, it was a hard choice, but I put in balance all the positive and negative things.
I didn't choose Chelsea because of mister Roman's style of changing managers 2 or 3 times a season. Why I didn't choose Liverpool, I can't say, they have tradition and a good team, but I know why I choosed Arsenal over Liverpool, I did this because of mister Wenger, and of course the chairman's style of keeping the managers long time. If mister Wenger says that you are the best to continue his work, can you say no? You just can't! I wanna thank him for his trust in me!

Players and staff
First, few words about my staff. As you probably already know, I always change the staff and bring my own, generally loving to work with ex very big players. This is exactly what I will do now, I will search the best staff formed by recently retired players.
About the players I can't say very much, didn't really have time to know them, but I think that I will sell a lot of players and bring players that suits my style of play. Clearly the best players we have are Mesut Özil, Isco and Wilshere.
This is the actual team, but at the presentation of the team for the next season you will se very much changes:
Congratulations on the new job and good luck!!
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@BayernAmerica thanks mate!
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Nice choice in the Gunners, this is turning into a fantastic career :D
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@Walter thank you mate,your comments are always welcomed!


Euro 2016 winner: Italy

In this article, Skysports will present you an overview of the Euro 2016 tournament which has taken place in France. We will concentrate on the winenrs, Italian national team.

Euro 2016: Group Stages
Italy didn't have the hardest group, but they really struggled to qualify. they were drawn in the Group E, together with Germany, Slovenia and Denmark.
In their first game of teh group, they lost against Germany with 2-0.It was a poor performance and this bad start shranked their morale.
In the second game, Italy faced Slovenia and surprisingly they only managed a draw, 2-2 with Balotelli and Gabbiadini the scorers.
The salvation was the last game, thanks to poor form showed by Denmark, Italy won the game 3-1, Gabbiadini, Bonaventura and Nocerino the scorers. So Italy qualified from the second place and they will met in the next round Czech Republic.


Euro 2016: Elimination Stages
It seems like their morale improved after the qualification, and against Czech Republic, they have dominated the game and won 3-1.Gabbiadini with a double and Fabbrini the scorers.
In the quarter final, Italy met Slovenia. They played against Slovenia in the group and the game ended 2-2. Now, it was different. Italy won without a problem, again with the score of 3-1.Destro,Bonaventura and again Gabbiadini the scorrers.
In the semifinal, Italy crushed Russia with 2-0. Gabbiadini and De Rossi the scorers.
Then the big final! Italy versus Spain. Nobody expected to be an easy match for Italy, but indeed it was! italy won by a categoric 3-0, Destro, Veratti and Bonaventura the scorrers.


Euro 2016: Awards

Euro 2016: Best Player


Euro 2016: Dream Team


Euro 2016: Golden Boot

Nice update with Euro 2016!!
@BayernAmerica thanks mate!

Staff presentation

First of all, I wanna start with my stuff.It was a very busy transfer window until now, I fired all the staff and had to find a new one.I am very glad to work with this amazing persons, especially with my assistant coach, which I admired him very much as a player!
I just wanna mention a few names like Ricardo (former Portugal goalkeeper), Diego Milito, Michael Owen, Drogba, Seedorf, Thierry Henry and much more...I hope we will complet eachotehrs and will work very well together!


Squad presentation

It was a very busy transfer wndow, we selled and bought a lot of players, we recieved and spent huge amounts of money.I will tell the player names, the club from wich he was transfered and the transfer fee. I think we made a very strong team and can battle for every trophy!

Goalkeepers

Wojciech Szczesny


David Ospina - OGC Nice - End of contract


Fullbacks

Ricardo van Rhijn - Galatasaray - 20 M


Flávio - Sao Paulo - 6.75 M


Marcel Schmelzer - Dortmund - 21 M


Ben Davies - Swansea - 8 M


Central Defenders

Ryan Shawcross


Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa - Newcastle - 19 M


David Garrido - At. Madrid - 13.5 M

Until now, he is the only player I brought with me from At.Madrid, he played very well for me there and I feel that he will become a star!


Nicolas Isimat-Mirin - AS Monaco - 15 M


Central Midfieldes

Paul Pogba


Jack Wilshere


Aaron Ramsey



Michael Toase


Attacking Midfieldes

Theo Walcott


Mesut Özil


Isco


Ashley Young - Manchester United - End of contract


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain


Daniel Sturridge


Strikers

Olivier Giroud


Álvaro Negredo


Tactics

I will use a 4-2-3-1 and as you saw in the team presentation, we have a very strong midfield so there will be our game concentrated. Our key players will be Ozil,Isco and Wilshere. Every player has it's own instructions.
Good luck with Arsenal I will be following this even more now :D
@ wellsy1498 thank you mate!
You have some class players, but you're Arsenal... :P
@AlexTHFC yes, I found here a great midfield!
Pogba's value is definitely not even where it belongs! I would've loved you gone to Liverpool, but oh well!
@Pauker yes, Pogba is a great player! And it was very hard for me to choose Arsenal over Liverpool, but I felt that continuing Wenger's work will be awsome! Also I am a big fan of Ozil..

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