Houssem Aouar happy at Lyon after missing out on Arsenal transfer

first_imgHoussem Aouar happy at Lyon after missing out on Arsenal transfer Houssem Aouar insists he is happy to remain at Lyon for another season (Getty)‘So, of course, we are going to try have the best season and to try to put the team and the club back in its rightful place at the top of France. Asked if he is disappointed that a move did not come to fruition, Aouar replied: ‘I’m the opposite. ‘I am at home, in the club that I love, with my friends and my family.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘So certainly I have all my bearings and it is giving me even more motivation to have a good season and to bring the club back to the top places in Ligue 1. ‘There is a lot of motivation, we have a quality group, with a very good team, notably in attack with certain arrivals. ‘We have satisfied with this team but now we are going to have to show it on the pitch a bit more than we have done at the beginning of this season.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 8 Oct 2020 9:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.8kShares Arsenal were unable to sign Houssem Aouar from Lyon this summer (Getty Images)Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar insists he is not disappointed after missing out on a move to Arsenal during the transfer window.The Gunners had multiple offers for the 22-year-old rejected by Lyon as the French club stood firm over their €60m (£55.5m) valuation.Aouar was one of Mikel Arteta’s top midfield targets for the window but Arsenal, who signed Thomas Partey in a €50m (£45.4m) deal on deadline day, were unable to meet Lyon’s asking price.But despite failing to secure a switch to the Premier League, Aouar is adamant that he is happy to remain at Lyon.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘Of course, I asked myself all the necessary questions,’ said Aouar.‘I am in the headspace to have a great season with my club and recover the points that we have lost. Advertisementlast_img read more

NYX Gaming confirms OGS agreement with Paf

first_img StumbleUpon Playtech eyes US acceleration following NJ approval June 1, 2020 Related Articles Submit Share Paf pays additional €40m in dividends to ease coronavirus impact April 20, 2020 NYX Gaming Group has unveiled the latest deal regarding its Open Gaming System (OGS), after agreeing to integrate into Finnish operator Paf.The supplier to casino, sportsbook, lottery and bingo operators worldwide will provide content to customers of Paf, who primarily serve players in Finland, Estonia, Sweden and Spain.A variety of proven proprietary content from the four in house game studios are to be provided, including NextGen Gaming, in addition to over 40 third party studios on the OGS network.Andrew Maclean, NYX Commercial Director, said: “NYX is pleased to enter into this agreement and provide our valuable partners at Paf access to our market-leading NextGen Gaming content.“We look forward to working together to bring additional high quality digital content to Paf’s players, from proprietary game studios, as well as the stellar, third-party NYX suppliers, all available by a single, swift implementation of OGS.”As part of the initial launch, titles such as Foxin Wins, Jackpot Jester 50,000 and Witch Pickings are to be incorporated, with the timing of the deal also allowing Paf to launch directly onto NYX’s latest promotional tool.Called Free Rounds 2, operators will be able to run diverse and tailor-made free round campaigns, which are designed to offer an improved player choice and experience. Kim Johansson, Paf Chief Gaming Officer, added: “We are excited to be partnering with such a well-established and respected supplier as NYX. Their wide offering in proprietary games and third-party content will add quality and variety to our current offering.”This deal comes a month after NYX strengthened its position within the United States market, courtesy of a link up with Betfair US.Hundreds of games from a large number of studios are to be made available to Betfair US, who will be granted access to the full suite of NYX OGS content available in the New Jersey iGaming market. Paf CRO Daniela Johansson wins SPER’s Swedish leader of the year  June 11, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

Red Sox’s Chris Sale (3-8) sounds off on ‘absolutely embarrassing’ first half

first_img David Ortiz shooting was a hit gone wrong, police say “I know who I am and who I’m supposed to be for this team, and I haven’t been anything close,” Sale told reporters (via nesn.com). “I’m, like, 3-8. That’s absolutely embarrassing. … On a team like this, they need me to be better.“There’s nothing to look back on other than just being bad. I don’t know if it’s this or that, everything feels good. It’s just, I haven’t been getting it done. It’s been a tough go.” Related News DJ playing our favourite hit 🎧 #LetsGoBlueJays pic.twitter.com/FSnHo2Ie5U— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 4, 2019Red Sox manager Alex Cora agreed that Sale hasn’t lived up to expectations. Sale isn’t expected to pitch again until after the All-Star break, which will give him at least nine days off before he’s scheduled to face the Dodgers. Cora is hopeful Sale will come back stronger after having some time off, though Cora maintains Sale isn’t injured.“It wasn’t good,” Cora said (per the New York Post). “Just a lot of pitches in the zone. I know he’s disappointed. … Hopefully, when he comes back, we’ll get him back on track.” Struggling Red Sox ace Chris Sale said after his team’s 6-3 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday that he has never felt more “frustrated” by his performance.Toronto’s Danny Jansen, Brandon Drury and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit home runs off Sale, and he gave up five runs and a season-high nine hits in 5 2/3 innings in Wednesday’s game.center_img After another rough outing, Sale’s ERA ballooned to 4.04 to go with his 3-8 mark in 18 starts. With the Red Sox sitting third in the American League East at 45-41 behind the Yankees and Rays, Sale admitted that he’s been holding back his team.“I’m supposed to be a big part of this team, a big part of this pitching staff, and I’ve probably been the biggest crutch,” Sale said. “I’m standing before you as frustrated as I’ve ever been.” Nathan Eovaldi to be Red Sox closer upon return from IL, report sayslast_img read more