ROBERT PIRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Robert Pires: Arsenal don't need any more signings, Granit Xhaka and Jamie Vardy are enough

Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires says Granit Xhaka and the potential arrival of Jamie Vardy could be enough for his former club to challenge for the title next season. The Frenchman admits that the Premier League will be tougher next season after Pep Guardiola's appointment at Manchester City and Manchester United's decision to opt for […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Pires: Why things will work out if £120,000-a-week striker joins Arsenal

Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires has urged striker Jamie Vardy to complete his move to the Emirates. The Gunners made an official approach to make the Englishman their second summer signing but he decided to leave for Euro 2016 without giving a reply. Recent reports have claimed that Arsenal have offered the 29-year-old a three-year […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

France international: This is why I rejected Real Madrid to join Arsenal

Ex-France international Robert Pires says a phone call by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was the reason why he snubbed Real Madrid and Juventus way back in the year 2000. The 42-year-old went on to become one of the most beloved players to ever wear the Arsenal jersey but admits that he has a "little regret" […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Pires: Imagine how strong Arsenal would be if they sign this Barcelona defender target

Club legend Robert Pires says Arsenal should make a move to sign Everton defender John Stones. The youngster is a confirmed target for Chelsea and Barcelona and is expected to leave Goodison Park during the summer transfer window. The Frenchman believes that Arsene Wenger's squad should include more English players as they know how to […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

World Cup winner Pires retires from football at 42

Former Arsenal and France midfielder Robert Pires has retired from football at the age of 42.Pires, who won two Premier League titles and three FA Cups with the Gunners between 2000 and 2006, becomes the final member of Les Bleus' 1998 World Cup-winning squad to hang up his boots."I'm 42 years old so some time must stop. We must say stop and above all must give way to young," he...
Via FOX Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Former France midfielder Pires suspended by Indian Super League

Former France midfielder Robert Pires and Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas have been suspended and fined by the Indian Super League for a scuffle during a match last week. Pires, Goa's marquee player, was suspended for two matches and Spaniard Habas for four. Both were also fined of 500,000 Rupees ($8,160), according to a statement from the ISL late Saturday. Pires and...
Via Associated Press
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pires suspended by ISL disciplinary committee

NEW DELHI (AP) Former France midfielder Robert Pires and Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas have been suspended and fined by the Indian Super League for a scuffle during a match last week. Pires, Goa's marquee player, was suspended for two matches and Spaniard Habas for four. Both were also fined of 500,000 Rupees ($8,160), according to a statement from the ISL late...
Via Associated Press
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Big ISL names will grow Indian football: FIFA

NEW DELHI (AP) FIFA says the presence of big names in the Indian Super League should draw youngsters to football and provide the sport with a platform to grow in a country where it has previously failed to catch on. FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke said the likes of veterans Luis Garcia, Alessandro Del Piero and Robert Pires are stars ''who kids everywhere are dreaming about...
Via Associated Press
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Indian Super League starts amid huge expectations

NEW DELHI (AP) The Indian Super League commences Sunday with the intent of lifting the moribund standard of football in the country of 1.2 billion. Veteran stars Alessandro Del Piero, Robert Pires, Luis Garcia, David Trezeguet and Nicholas Anelka have been signed by different city franchises in the eight-team league. Yet in an indication of the pecking order of Indian sports, the...
Via Associated Press
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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