Macedonia U21
Portugal U21
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Serbia U21
Spain U21
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Toronto FC
New England Revolution
12:00 AM UTC Jun 24, 2017
Game Details
Houston Dynamo
FC Dallas
1:00 AM UTC Jun 24, 2017
Game Details

Trending: Liverpool seal Salah transfer


Ghana's Inkoom facing one-year debt ban


Wenger urges RVP to repay loyalty

Arsene Wenger is hopeful the loyalty he has shown to Robin van Persie will be reciprocated by the Dutchman committing his future to Arsenal.

• Hill-Wood: Juve yet to bid for RVP
• Giroud: I haven't come to replace RVP
• No Arsenal bid for Lloris

When Van Persie arrived at Arsenal from Feyenoord in 2004 he had a reputation as something of a loose cannon, but he has had unswerving support from his manager. That has not changed, with Wenger describing his man as the "best striker" at Euro 2012 despite Netherlands losing all three games.

Focus is now on Van Persie's club future as the striker enters the final year of his contract. Rival clubs are sniffing around, though chairman Peter Hill-Wood recently denied reports Juventus had already made a bid, but Wenger has made it clear how important the 28-year-old is to his team ahead of the next round of talks.

"We want to keep Robin van Persie at all costs," Wenger said. "We depend on him offensively. "I have always supported him, even in the hardest times, and I hope he ends his career at Arsenal."

Meanwhile, Arsenal have confirmed that Lukas Podolski has officially completed his move from Cologne. The Gunners confirmed the signing of the Germany international at the end of April and he has now put pen to paper on the contract.


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.