Willian passes Arsenal medical after suffering injury at Chelsea

first_imgWillian passes Arsenal medical after suffering injury at Chelsea Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 11 Aug 2020 11:32 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.9kShares Advertisement Willian missed Chelsea’s last three games due to an Achilles injury (Getty Images)Meanwhile, Arsenal face a potential problem in midfield as reports in Spain claim that Real Madrid are now planning to keep Dani Ceballos.It’s claimed that Madrid’s hierarchy have been impressed with Ceballos’ performances under Mikel Arteta and the midfielder will now be given the chance to impress Zinedine Zidane during their pre-season campaign this summer.Zidane, who allowed Ceballos to leave on loan last year, will still have the final say over the 24-year-old’s future but Arsenal had been confident about keeping the midfielder for another season.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 ArsenalArsenal were already in the market for a new central midfielder this summer with Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey one of their top targets.But the 27-year-old, who will only be sold if his €50 million (£44.9m) release clause is met, is understood to be demanding a £200,000-a-week salary.Partey’s potential arrival would inflate Arsenal’s wage bill even further as the club also need to commit in excess of £200,000 a week in order for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to sign a new deal.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Willian is closing in on his move to Arsenal (Getty Images)Willian has passed his medical with Arsenal as he closes in on completing a free transfer from Chelsea, according to reports in Brazil.The 32-year-old has already announced that he will be leaving Chelsea after spending seven years at Stamford Bridge.Willian has reportedly agreed a three-year contract with Arsenal and is now putting the finishing touches on his move to Mikel Arteta’s side.According to Esporte Interativo, Willian passed his medical tests with Arsenal on Tuesday after the examinations showed no complications.ADVERTISEMENTWillian had missed Chelsea’s last three matches, including the FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal at Wembley, due to an Achilles injury.AdvertisementAdvertisementBut Arsenal are satisfied with Willian’s condition following his medical and are now poised to complete their first signing of the summer. Commentlast_img read more

LPGA set for Portland without fans; Kia put off until March

first_img The LPGA Tour’s Cambia Portland Classic will be played as scheduled Sept. 17-20 without fans at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, while the Kia Classic has been put off until March.Unable to reschedule the Kia Classic this year at Aviara Golf Club in Carlsbad, California, amid the coronavirus pandemic, the tour and Kia said Thursday the event will return to its normal March dates.“We appreciate all of the efforts by Kia to try and make this event happen this year and we look forward to playing again at beautiful Aviara Golf Club in 2021,” LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan said in a statement.Image credits: AP Written By Associated Press Television News LIVE TV SUBSCRIBE TO US COMMENTcenter_img Last Updated: 21st August, 2020 07:00 IST LPGA Set For Portland Without Fans; Kia Put Off Until March The LPGA Tour’s Cambia Portland Classic will be played as scheduled Sept. 17-20 without fans at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, while the Kia Classic has been put off until March FOLLOW US First Published: 21st August, 2020 07:00 IST WATCH US LIVElast_img read more