Leicester City star Jamie Vardy reveals why he turned down Arsenal

Jamie Vardy turned down Arsenal this summer (Picture: Getty)

Leicester City star Jamie Vardy has revealed why he turned down a move to Arsenal this summer.

In his autobiography, which is being serialised in The Sun, the 29-year-old blames the Gunners’ tactics and his desire to build on the Foxes’ accomplishments.

Sam Allardyce parts company with England following newspaper sting

At the time, the England international was coming off the back of winning the top flight with the Midlands club, and he is now playing in their first ever Champions League campaign.

‘With people like Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil creating chances, Arsenal felt they could benefit me as… Read the full story

Eight Premier League managers accused of taking ‘bungs’ following Sam Allardyce’s England departure

Eight Premier League managers have been accused of accepting ‘bungs’ (Picture: Getty)

Eight current or former Premier League managers have been accused of financially benefiting from player transfers, according to stunning claims from a string of football agents.

The accusations come hours after Sam Allardyce parted company with England for offering advice to a far-east firm on how to ‘get around’ rules on player transfers.

Allardyce, 61, admitted his ’embarrassment’ in a statement following his departure but the crisis at the FA looks to have worsened following more accusations uncovered in the Daily Telegraph.

The newspaper has recordings from a number of football agents speaking to undercover agents that claim corruption is rife within the English game.

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Manchester United legend Bryan Robson claims Wayne Rooney would be in his starting XI

Wayne Rooney was dropped for their match with Leicester City (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United legend Bryan Robson has called for captain Wayne Rooney to return to the starting XI.

The 30-year-old was left out of the side which beat Leicester City 4-1 on Saturday, in a vastly improved performance after a run of three defeats and a win over Northampton Town.

Manchester United transfer target Jose Fonte ‘still waiting’ for contract offer from Southampton

However, despite the team looking better in his absence, Robson still believes that the forward should be included in the team by manager Jose Mourinho.

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Alex Iwobi can reach the ‘top level’ and help Arsenal top their Champions League group, says Ray Parlour

Iwobi was in stunning form against Chelsea (Picture: Getty)

Alex Iwobi can reach the top level of world football and should play a key role in helping Arsenal secure top spot in their Champions League group, according to club legend Ray Parlour.

The Nigerian burst onto the scene midway through last season and has not looked back, and he putt in a scintillating performance in Arsenal’s 3-0 demolition of Chelsea.

EastEnders spoilers: Sharon Mitchell’s shock as the truth about Dennis’ bruises are revealed

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Sharon Mitchell has been left disheartened in EastEnders as the true reason Dennis came home with bruises has been revealed. While it turned out that William lashed out at Dennis, the full story only became apparent when Sharon quizzed Dennis over what caused the scuffle. 

Sharon was angry as it emerged that Dennis was punched by William as he was making fun of Janet. As Sharon confronted him over his behaviour, she was clearly livid – but was then left lost for words when he explained that he was only copying Phil.

Meanwhile, Pam Coker spent time with William talking things through with him over the incident – and made us love… Read the full story

Jennifer Aniston’s husband Justin Theroux calls Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce ‘terrible’

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Actors Jennifer Aniston (L) and Justin Theroux attend the "Zoolander 2" World Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on February 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux (Picture: WireImage)

When Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie announced their divorce, all eyes turned to Jennifer Aniston, Brad’s former wife.

(Because clearly the woman who divorced a man ten years ago and is now married and enjoying her own life will rush back into her ex-husband’s arms now he is single again.)

Jen has remained tight-lipped about the news however, but her husband, Justin Theroux has now broken his silence to say that… Read the full story

Leicester City become first English team to win their first two Champions League games

Claudio Ranieri will be happy with Leicester City’s performances (Picture: Getty)

Leicester City have become the first English side to win their first two matches in the Champions League.

The Foxes defeated Porto 1-0 on Tuesday night, thanks to a first-half goal from Islam Slimani.

Leicester City chairman puts himself on matchday programme instead of manager Claudio Ranieri

They won their first game in the competition 3-0 away against Club Brugge, with Riyad Mahrez scoring twice and Marc Albrighton getting the other.

This means that the Midlands outfit have made a better start to life in Europe’s premier club competition than the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea.

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