In the world of transfers, Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Brighton goalkeeper, Mat Ryan, on loan until the end of the season. The 28-year-old Australian international had fallen out of flavor at the Seagulls and Arsenal’s new no. 33 told twitter he’s “buzzing” to be “signing for the club you grew up supporting as a kid”.
Signing for the club you grew up supporting as a kid ✔️ @Arsenal
Buzzing to be beginning this new chapter and will give everything I’ve got to contribute to the first club I ever loved. pic.twitter.com/IUohEjFKVK
— Maty Ryan (@MatyRyan) January 22, 2021
V arious reports are also suggesting that Arsenal are close to completing a deal for Real Madrid’s
Martin Ødegaard also for a loan. The Norwegian is said to have turned down a return to Real Sociedad in favour of a loan move to the capital.
It was an intriguing first day of the second Test for Sri Lanka against England after James Anderson made an immediate impact with three wickets on his return to the side before Angelo Matthews hit back with his 11th Test century as Sri Lanka reached 229-4 in Galle.
Jenson Button has rejoined his former F1 team who he began his career with, Button has reunited with Williams as a senior advisor. He will also continue his role as Sky’s F1 expert analyst.
Olympic organisers are hopeful that the vaccine rollout will help to reschedule the Tokyo games, but some locals are still skeptical over the plans:
With @thetimes reporting that Tokyo Olympics are about to be cancelled due to coronavirus – are the Summer Games actually happening this year? And what do the locals think about it?#Olympics #tokyo2020 pic.twitter.com/BUmVCR3yjU
— City University News (@CityUniNewsLDN) January 22, 2021
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for coronavirus. Zidane was isolating earlier this month after coming into close contact with someone else who had the virus and he was away from training as a result.
Finally, Liverpool vice-captain James Milner has delivered a defiant message on Twitter calling for unity, after LFC suffered their first Premier League defeat at home since 2017 to Burnley yesterday evening. Ashley Barnes’ 83rd minute penalty was the ultimate decider after the reds’ have now failed to score a Premier League goal for 6 hours.
You’ll Never Walk Alone is more important than ever right now. No good comes from feeling sorry for ourselves and excuses won’t help. It’s on us, all of us,to fight our way back.We’re at our strongest when we are one force- players & supporters, TOGETHER 💪#UnityIsStrength #YNWA pic.twitter.com/IKWurvZSFL
— James Milner (@JamesMilner) January 22, 2021