Found January 06, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
Jose Mourinho admits he is envious of the job security Arsene Wenger has at Arsenal but says he could not cope with the club's silverware drought. The Real Madrid boss has won three trophies since taking over at the Bernabeu in summer 2010 but has found himself under pressure after seeing his side fall 16 points behind Primera Liga leaders Barcelona in the standings. Mourinho says he would like to have the stability Wenger has at Arsenal but admits the Gunners' seven-year trophy drought would not sit well with him. He told The Sun : "Yes I would love to have that stability at a club. "But at the same time I think for my mentality I also need the pressure to succeed. "And if no one imposes that pressure on me then I would impose that pressure on myself. The pressure to win things. "Yes it's possible to be one or two seasons building for the future and not being at the level to win things. "But no longer, because my mentality is I always nee...

Mourinho won't attend FIFA awards gala

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho says he won't be attending the FIFA gala on Monday where he is a finalist for the coach of the year award. The Portuguese manager said on Saturday that ''I am not going. I have to work. I have an important Copa del Rey game on Wednesday, and I won't attend (the gala).'' The other finalists for this year's award are Spain...

Wenger to continue financial policy

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he will not deviate from the club's economic policy as discussions continue over a new contract for Theo Walcott. Walcott has yet to agree a new deal, but Wenger remains confident a compromise can be reached to keep the England forward with the Premier League club past the end of the season. With figures of around £100,000 a week being touted...

Mission impossible begins for Real

Real Madrid will start what many believe to be mission impossible when the Primera Division restarts for them on Sunday. Jose Mourinho's side take on Real Sociedad with the gap between them and leaders Barcelona standing at 16 points. For even the most ardent Madrid fan, a successful title defence would appear to be impossible, with the Champions League now the primary focus...

Tottenham clinch Holtby deal

Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign Lewis Holtby this summer, subject to the Schalke and Germany star passing a medical. Boss Andre Villas-Boas has beaten Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to the prized signature of Holtby, 22, who is out of contract with Schalke in the summer. Holtby is the son of an English father - a former soldier from Liverpool - and a German mother. He has...

What’s Next For Football In 2013?

2012 was a vintage year for football. Spain won another international tournament, Real pinched La Liga from Barcelona and the Premier League was more exciting than ever. But what will the big stories be in 2013?Creative Commons image courtesy of Andrea SartoratiMessi Or Ronaldo?It seems unfair to constantly compare one to the other but when we’re living in a world where two players...

(Gif) More reasons why Arsene Wenger needs to sign Theo Walcott

It’s pretty unlikely that a pack of wild zebras would ever be on the predatory prowl, but that’s exactly what it looked like when four Toffee defenders chaotically descended on Theo Walcott last week.  Who knew that Walcott’s favorite candy bar was Heath as he ripped through that pathetic display of rubbish that Newcastle calls defense. Always quick to run, as he’s one of...

Arsenal considering a move for Lucas Biglia

Arsenal considering a move for Lucas Biglia - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal are reportedly considering a move for the Anderlecht midfielder, Lucas Biglia, in the January transfer window. Lucas Biglia Lucas Biglia has been linked with Arsenal for almost two seasons now. The midfielder has recently stated his desire to leave the Belgian Pro League club this month and that...

Lewis Holtby reveals why he rejected Arsenal

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Arsenal linked with £1 million loan deal

Arsenal linked with £1 million loan deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal have offered Napoli just under £1 million to take Eduardo Vargas on loan for the rest of the season. The Corriere dello Sport in Italy is reporting that Arsenal have been in contact with the Italian giants over the striker and are prepared to pay up to £1 million to secure Vargas on a six month...
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