We use cookies to provide you with a better service. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies.

7 great sport channels

Football, Rugby, UFC, GAA

All free when you join eir Broadband

Subscribe to eir Sport
Published: 15:10 | 15/1/16

Wenger could risk Sanchez

Arsene Wenger has yet to decide whether to include Alexis Sanchez in his squad for Arsenal's clash with Stoke on Sunday.

Sanchez has not played since picking up a hamstring injury in the 1-1 draw at Norwich in November. He had been expected to return before Christmas but he met with a setback in his recovery and was ruled out until mid-January.

The Chile international has returned to training but Wenger is unsure whether to gamble with his fitness after being criticised for playing him against Norwich.

"The question mark is about Sanchez, he has two decisive days – Friday and Saturday," Wenger stated. "He is fit and has worked very hard. The decision we have to take is whether to take a gamble on his injury."

Mohamed Elneny completed his move to Arsenal on Thursday and he could make his debut for the club at the Britannia Stadium.

"Elneny, he is available for selection. There is a possibility he is in the squad on Sunday," Wenger told his pre-match press conference.

"He is a promising player. I expect him to develop with us into a very strong player. He can defend and attack.

"I have not decided yet how everyone recovered, but there are no new injuries from Liverpool game."

Crystal Palace appoint Frank de Boer as manager

15:55 | 26/6/17

Crystal Palace have appointed Dutchman Frank de Boer as their new manager on a three-year contract.

Liverpool need to continue spending, says Fowler

18:45 | 25/6/17

Robbie Fowler feels Liverpool can compete for the Premier League title if they continue to spend this Summer.

Arsenal warned over Lacazette

18:44 | 25/6/17

Lyon's president says Alexandre Lacazette will not be sold this Summer unless Arsenal meet the asking price of £44m.

Lukaku dismisses immediate Chelsea move

18:27 | 25/6/17

Romelu Lukaku has dismissed rumours he is set to be announced as a Chelsea player.

Watford confirm Hughes signing

18:12 | 24/6/17

Watford have announced the signing of England Under-21 midfielder Will Hughes...

What’s in the eir Sport Pack?

We’ve got heartstopping action across 7 great sports channels, with 42 Premier League games, every Champions League game and every Europa League game, as well as UFC, Allianz Leagues GAA, Golf, F1 and much more.