Mikel Arteta confirms talks to keep Dani Ceballos at Arsenal next season

first_imgMikel Arteta confirms talks to keep Dani Ceballos at Arsenal next season Advertisement Advertisement Dani Ceballos is becoming a key player at Arsenal (Picture: Arsenal FC via Getty Images)Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta wants to keep loanee Dani Ceballos at the club and has confirmed that talks are ongoing with Real Madrid over the midfielder’s future.The 23-year-old has spent the season on loan in north London and has been growing in influence at the club, especially since the arrival of Arteta as manager in December.Ceballos has made 14 Premier League starts for the Gunners, four of which have come since the restart in June, including all three of Arsenal’s recent wins without conceding a goal.Arteta is thoroughly impressed with his countryman’s development, commitment, passion and influence, so much so that he wants to keep him around for longer than just one season.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Yeah, we are talking to the club, obviously we don’t own the player,’ said the Gunners boss. ‘He’s not in our hands so the clubs will need to have a communication and see what we can do.‘I’m really happy with him, the way he’s evolving and I love how much he likes to play football – the passion he puts into every training session, and in every game, you just have to see his celebrations.‘Whether he’s on the pitch or on the bench, the way he celebrates shows how much he puts in and he throws his life into it.‘And again I’m really happy with him, I think he’s evolving in the right way and he’s becoming a really important player for us.’ Arteta is keen to keep working with Ceballos (Picture: CameraSport/Getty Images)Ceballos has not scored a Premier League goal as yet, but he netted the winner in the FA Cup quarter-final against Sheffield United last month, securing a semi-final clash with Manchester City.What deal could be done to keep him at Arsenal is unclear, as he has previously stated his ambition to return to Real Madrid and fight for his place there.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAnother loan contract could be the answer, while Arteta says that swap deals are likely to be more prevalent this summer than usual, although whether Real would want any Arsenal players is very questionable.‘We have to be open to different situations as you mentioned,’ said Arteta.‘And I think the market will give us the opportunity to do certain deals like this, but at the moment I cannot comment on any of that.’Arsenal are looking to continue the run of form that has seen them pick up three straight Premier League wins over Southampton, Norwich and Wolves when they meet Leicester at the Emirates on Tuesday night.MORE: Arsenal make U-turn in discussions with Saint-Etienne after ‘angering’ William SalibaMORE: Mikel Arteta bans Matteo Guendouzi from Arsenal first team training after Edu meetingFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 7 Jul 2020 10:09 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.4kShareslast_img read more

Tom Brady says ‘hell no’ to becoming football coach

first_img Tom Brady gifts ex-teammate Mike Vrabel mini trophy of last year’s Patriots-Titans score Don’t expect Tom Brady to be mapping out X’s and O’s after his playing career comes to an end.The Patriots quarterback shut down any notion of him coaching once he retires, despite being lauded as one of the greatest players of all time. Related News Patriots acquire tight end Eric Saubert from Falcons for draft pick “Oh hell no, I’m never coaching. Playing is enough for me,” Brady said, via NBC Sports Boston.Brady is known for preparing hard for games and having in-depth knowledge of his playbooks. He’s also known for pushing — and teasing — younger players to be better for the game. Aaron Rodgers says lowered beer prices will get Packers fans loud and proud Just Sunday he made a jab at Patriots rookie Chase Winovich’s Instagram post — which featured a quote from “Julius Caesar” — by telling him to “study the playbook.”[email protected] got the rookie trading scripts for playbooks 😅 pic.twitter.com/MzUCPrRNDW— B/R Gridiron (@brgridiron) August 15, 2019The question was brought up after the Patriots’ and Titans’ joint practice, where Brady’s former teammate Mike Vrabel was patrolling the sidelines and gearing up for his second season as Tennessee’s coach.Brady, 42, likely will want to spend time with his wife and children, along with growing his health business, TB12, instead of coaching. He’s currently in his 20th season with the Patriots and has said he wants to keep playing into his mid-40s.last_img read more


first_imgMOTORING: Divers Hyundai Garage are bringing back their HUGE scrap-page package for their loyal band of customers. Management at Divers said that with 152 July registrations approaching fast they’ve have decided to offer their customers the choice of TWO HUGE incentives.Any orders placed during the month of June for July 152 reg, potential Hyundai consumers will receive FIVE years FREE servicing package to compliment Ireland’s best warranty Who wouldn’t be interested in:5yrs unlimited mileage warranty (fully manufacturer backed)5yrs AA membership and roadside assist5yrs free vehicle health checks and 5yrs free servicingGavin Flanagan told Donegal Daily, “For those customers who have an older vehicle, they will have the option of availing of up to €4,000 in scrappage instead of the service package.“We have one of the most competitive PCP finance packages on the market at present with extremely competitive rates.“So there has never been a better time to enquire about your Hyundai of choice.“We really do have something for everyone. “Why not call in  TODAY and find out more about our open weekend which is taking place on Saturday and Sunday 6th-7th of June.You may also spot the Hyundai Hub parked in various towns around the county over the next week.The hub will be present at this weekends sheep shearing competition in Burt.Why not Pop in and check for yourself what your cost to change would be by simply entering your car registration and let our iPad tell you wat to expect for your car on a trade in and what your payments are likely to be..Staff will be at hand to answer any queries you may have and assist you through the process. DIVERS HYUNDAI GARAGE BRING BACK HUGE SCRAPPAGE PACKAGE FOR CUSTOMERS was last modified: May 27th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BusinessDivers Garage HyundaiFeaturesnewslast_img read more