Latest news in the football world this afternoon Saturday November 9, 2018
The armed man that tried to rob Arsenal duo Sead Kolasinac and Mesut Ozil has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and told to pay £181 as victim surcharge. A man named Ashley Smith who attempted to steal the luxury watches that is worth about £200k from the said players on July 25 has been revealed to previously be an ex-convict and has been on the criminal record since age 14.
His partner Jordan Northover who is 26 has also admitted he was part of the show, he will however be judged on a latter date.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has labelled youngster Mason Greenwood a replica of former forward Robin van Persie in the aspect of being a natural finisher. This was after Greenwood scored his third goal of the season in the Europa League match against Partizan Belgrade on Thursday.
Juventus have placed a €30m asking price on defender Merih Demiral who is presently an Arsenal target as talks over snapping him up begins with the Emirates stadium side.
Roma have reached an agreement with Napoli over the signing of Elseid Hysaj for €25m.