Arsene Wenger saw his side tough out a 10-man win over Everton on Sunday, then seemed to imply it won’t be the last match he manages at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal failed to qualify for the UEFA Champions League thanks to Liverpool’s win over Middlesbrough, and Wenger’s future has been a year-long discussion.
WWWWDWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWDWWDWDWWWWW. We don’t care if you’re plying your trade in Scotland, the United States, Australia, Brazil, or South Africa, that record in a league season is incredible. Leigh Griffiths and Stuart Armstrong scored to lead Celtic past Hearts on Sunday, a 2-0 win that clinched an unbeaten season in the Scottish Premiership under first year coach — and ex-Liverpool boss — Brendan Rodgers. The last year to see a team go unbeaten through the league season started with an 18 in front of it, with Rangers doing the trick in 1898-99. Soccer was a bit different 118 years ago. If Celtic beats Aberdeen in next weekend’s Scottish Cup final, it will have its first domestic treble
Liverpool are growing increasingly confident that they can complete a deal for Leicester City winger Demarai Gray for a fee in the range of £12m ($16m), with the 20-year-old unhappy about lack of game time. The Mirror reports that the Reds will trigger his release clause when the window opens in July, beating the likes of Everton and Tottenham Hotspur to his signature.