UK time is: 06:50:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Laporta: Wenger's Not For Barca

During the press confrence which saw Thierry Henry complete his Ł16.1Million move from Arsenal to Barcelona, Arsene Wenger's name popped up.

A journalist asked if Wenger would be sitting next to Barcelona presidnet, Joan Laporta.

Laporta replied: "Frank Rijkaard is the best coach that Barca have," said Laporta.

"Respecting Arsene Wenger as a person and a coach, he is a really good coach, but in our opinion, and I hope the opinion of our players, Frank is the best."

So there's the back pages of half a dozen papers ruined for tomorrow. I think, no, I'm certain that if Laporta wanted Wenger at Barca, he would have said so.

He's not a man to beat around the bush, if he wants something then he makes no secret of it.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Simmonett  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 25 2007

Time: 6:07PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Arsenal v Everton Match Preview (Saturday February 28 2015)

Wenger Backs Giroud To Respond (Friday February 27 2015)

Wenger - Everton Response Is Important (Friday February 27 2015)

Wilshere Does Undergo Another Surgery (Friday February 27 2015)

Audio - A Marsh Reaction To Monaco (Thursday February 26 2015)

Mertesacker - We Must Be Brave In Monaco (Thursday February 26 2015)

Wenger Blames Defeat On Suicidal Defending (Thursday February 26 2015)

Stats: Arsenal v Monaco (Thursday February 26 2015)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. NYArse 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 26 18 6 2 34 60
2. Man City 26 16 7 3 31 55
3. Man Utd 27 14 8 5 20 50
4. Arsenal 26 14 6 6 20 48
5. Southampton 27 14 4 9 18 46
6. Liverpool 26 13 6 7 9 45
7. Spurs 26 13 5 8 5 44

Breaking League News

Arsenal V Everton Match Preview
» Everton : 01/03/2015 03:24:00
Monk: 'They Weren't Penalties At All'
» Swansea : 28/02/2015 20:56:00
Dyche: There Wasn't Anything Between The 2 Sides
» Swansea : 28/02/2015 20:49:00
40 Points, Up to 8th In The League!
» Swansea : 28/02/2015 18:48:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - Man City (H)
» Liverpool : 28/02/2015 18:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Monaco 'MotM'
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Ospina 16%
Bellerin 0%
Mertesacker 0%
Koscielny 0%
Gibbs 0%
Coquelin 14%
Cazorla 0%
Welbeck 7%
Özil 0%
Sánchez 21%
Giroud 7%
Sub:-Walcott 7%
Sub:-Oxlade-Chamberlain 21%
Sub:-Rosicky 7%