Morning all.

I’ve been trying not to mention the Euros because it seems that when I have, this place is usually quieter than it normally is but after last nights result which sent England into the final at Wembley on Sunday, how can such an achievement be ignored? Having seen off Spain in the quarter-finals, the Lionesses beat Sweden 4-0. After a shaky start, possibly down to nerves, Beth Mead scored a cracking goal. England settled and went on to score three more, one being a cheeky back heel from super sub Alessia Russo. Whether or not she intended to score or pass, only she knows, but who cares? Lucy Bronze and Fran Kirby scored the other two.

 

Beth Mead, on course for the Golden Boot.

Head coach Sarina Wiegman must be feeling great this morning. England haven’t lost a game since she took over and just one more victory in this competition would probably make her the best England womens manager of all time after less than a year in the job. I know what I’ll be doing on Sunday at 4pm.

I think it’ll be an England v Germany Final so best the England players start practicing their penalties.

Arsenal are reported to be interested in signing West Ham winger Jarrod Bowen. Football London reckon our chances of doing so have increased as David Moyes wants to sign Martin Terrier from Rennes as his replacement. Chelsea are also interested in Bowen. Playing fantasy football for a second, how about Arsenal just for for Terrier, a winger/striker/forward who scored 21 goals in 37 appearances last season. That way, we’d get our winger and would cheese West Ham and Chelsea off in the process. Oh if only transfers were that easy eh?

Transfer rumours relating to Arsenal have gone really quiet but that’s not to say Edu isn’t working hard on signing a midfielder and winger. Even if we agreed a deal or two in the next day or so, it’s unlikely that they’ll be ready to play against Crystal Palace in ten days time. It’ll take Arsenal that long to get the paperwork and medical completed. Lol

There are a few photos of the players training yesterday doing the rounds although there are no official ones on Arsenal.com. If they’re genuine though, both Kieran Tierney and Takehiro Tomiyasu have been captured on camera. Great news of course but I’d imagine they’ve both got a bit of work to do yet before they’re 100%. The last thing we need is one or both to break down again. ESR and Fabio Vieira will hopefully return soon and once fit, all four will stay fit for a long time.

Olympique Marseille president Pablo Longoria flew into London to meet William Saliba’s agent for dinner on Monday, according to Fabrizio Romano on Twitter. At least that’s what The Mail have suggested which translates to all sorts of speculation about our player’s future. More interesting is Saliba’s agent being in London as his player’s contract needs extending and perhaps that’s the only reason he’s in town. The fact that he chose to dine with Longoria is possibly irrelevant, unless it was to tell him not to bother trying to sign him because he’s staying at Arsenal for the foreseeable. It’s so easy to twist a story which is twisted in the first place.

Apart from Bernd Leno being close to joining Fulham, there’s little going on at Arsenal. At least that’s how it appears…

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