Thierry Henry has urged Mesut Ozil to sign a new contract at Arsenal and become a club legend by leading them to their first Premier League title since 2004. The Germany international has 18 months to run on his deal, with negotiations ongoing as the player looks for assurances over the long-term future of manager Arsene Wegner, who is only contracted until the end of 2016-17. Henry believes Ozil's is telling the truth over the reasons for the delay in signing, despite reports claiming he and Alexis Sanchez – who is also out of contract in 2018 – are demanding huge wages.
Antonio Conte‘s Chelsea received everything they wished for on Saturday after several of the Premier League’s big boys all dropped points in crushing fashion. Now, the Blues have the opportunity to extend their gap at the top of England on Sunday while two other matches are slated on the day. Southampton vs. Leicester City — 7 a.m. ET, on NBCSN and NBCSports.com The Saints will have to make do without one of its most important defensive figures following the sale of Jose Fonte, however, Claude Puel‘s men won’t have to deal with several of Leicester’s attacking threats as the African Cup of Nations rolls on. Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani and Daniel Amartey will each be absent for the Foxes as they
Jan 22 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the English premier league matches on Sunday Sunday, January 22 Arsenal 2 Burnley 1 Southampton 3 Leicester City 0 Saturday, January 21 Bournemouth 2