What Messi wants, how Gabriel would improve Arsenal & why Wilson, King & Brooks are PL bargains
After a dramatic week at Barcelona, host Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by ESPN journalist Sam Marsden to discuss Lionel Messi’s future (01:52). The arrival of Ronald Koeman as manager is also discussed, including whether the Dutchman is destined to stay beyond the club’s presidential elections in March (12:05). French football expert Jonathan Johnson provides insight on Arsenal transfer target Gabriel and analyses whether a partnership with William Saliba could solve the Gunners’ defensive issues (18:11). Jonathan also chats about some of the best talents in Ligue 1 including Houssem Aouar, Rayan Cherki and Benoit Badiashile (26:46). Callum Wilson, Joshua King and David Brooks could be the next players to depart Bournemouth for the Premier League – so where could they be heading? Mark McAdam discusses their prospects and what they are likely to cost (41:03). Plus, there’s news from Manchester City, Manchester United, Leeds, Tottenham, Rangers and Celtic (56:00) as well as Pete’s final thought, this week on RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann (1:03:17).