Advertisement Joe Willock has caught the eye during Arsenal’s pre-season tour (Picture: Getty)Bayern Munich are interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock after he impressed against them in the International Champions Cup last month, according to Sky Sports.The 19-year-old has been one of the standout stars of Arsenal’s pre-season, featuring regularly in Unai Emery’s plans and holding his own against Bayern and Barcelona amongst others.Willock is thought of extremely highly at Arsenal and has already featured 17 times for the first-team, including in the Europa League final last season when he came on as a late substitute.Bayern Munich’s interest in him follows on from their pursuit of another talented young English prospect in Callum Hudson-Odoi who now appears set to stay at Chelsea.ADVERTISEMENT Willock impressed during Arsenal’s win over Bayern Munich last month (Picture: Getty)Although Arsenal have boosted their squad with the high-profile signings of Nicolas Pepe and Dani Ceballos, they are expected to integrate some of their academy graduates next season.AdvertisementAdvertisementReiss Nelson and Emile Smith Rowe have both been tipped to establish themselves at Arsenal following loan spells in Germany with Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig respectively last term.Emery has challenged Willock to stake a claim for a first-team place, saying last month: ‘I really, really think that he made one more step last year during the season and he finished it very well with us, playing 12 minutes in the final against Chelsea with a big performance.‘We now want him to take another step more in his capacity to be with us, with a big help in our performance and our idea.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityMesut Ozil has also been impressed with his teammate, saying: ‘Especially yesterday against Bayern Munich, against a big club, he shows his quality. We are happy to have him.‘He was strong last year as well so, of course, if you really work with the first team together always, you feel more comfortable and you believe in yourself more.‘I think this season he can show his quality and I think he can help us this 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 Arsenal Comment Bayern Munich interested in signing highly-rated Arsenal midfielder Joe Willock Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 6 Aug 2019 5:15 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.1kShares Advertisement
â€œIt is a good idea, and I welcome it whole heartedly. The Super Eagles need to be encouraged so as to perform very well at Russia 2018. We have the players that can hold their own when the chips are done, but they still need our support and encouragement.And I think The Sun coming up with this seminar is an added advantage, and I call on Nigerians to see it as a project that all of us must buy in,â€ observed Odegbami fondly called â€˜Mathematicalâ€™ in his days at the senior national team.Odegbami, a member of the Green Eagles squad that won the African Nations Cup in 1980 said it would be nice if the Super Eagles could break the second round jinx and go as far as the semi finals, adding that the superlative performance which the team put up at USAâ€™94 still remains the bench mark which every Nigerian wants the present squad to surpass at Russia 2018.â€œWe are looking forward to a glorious outing and every hand must be on deck to see that the Eagles succeed in Russia,â€ he concluded.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Former Green Eagles Captain, Segun Odegbami, has commended The Sun Publishing Company for organising a seminar to galvanise support for the Super Eagles ahead of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, saying it is a welcome development.The seminar, billed for Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on May 22 is titled :â€œThat Super Eagles May Excel in Russia and Beyondâ€.Odegbami said yesterday that anything that could be done now to attract support for the Eagles to excel at the World Cup in Russia is laudable and in the right direction.
Wellington Police Notes for Tuesday, February 12, 2013â€¢5:00 a.m. Officers investigated possession of stolen vehicle in the 800 block S. Jefferson, Wellington.â€¢On February 11, 2013 at 7:45 a.m. juvenile male, 17, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with seatbelt violation.â€¢9:49 a.m. Gerald L. Kessler, 63, Oxford, Ks was issued a notice to appear charged with illegal registration.â€¢12:30 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 200 block N. Jefferson, Wellington involved a vehicle operated by Crystal L. Dawson,Â 28, Wellington and a fixed object/stop sign owned by the city of Wellington.â€¢2:45 p.m. Officers investigated indecent liberties with a child by a known suspect(s) in the 1700 block E. 16th, Wellington.