Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sends class message to Hector Bellerin after Arsenal return

first_imgAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain is no stranger to knee injuries (Picture: Getty)Liverpool ace Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sent a classy message to former team-mate Hector Bellerin after the defender’s long-awaited return from injury.The Spaniard managed over an hour in an U23 game for Arsenal on Friday night in his first appearance for the club in over nine months.The defender tore his ACL last season but is now deep into the road to recovery and hopes to feature for the first team in October.Oxlade-Chamberlain is no stranger to knee injuries having spent a year on the sidelines in 2018 and he was quick to congratulate Bellerin on his return.ADVERTISEMENT PLAY Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sends class message to Hector Bellerin after Arsenal return Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 21 Sep 2019 7:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.5kShares 1 min. story Taking to his Instagram page, Bellerin wrote: ‘255 days and the day has finally come for me to get back out there. Can’t describe how much I’ve missed this!’AdvertisementAdvertisementAnd Oxlade-Chamberlain wanted to let the Spaniard know how happy he was that he was back: ‘Well done my bro! hard work paid off 🙌🏽💪🏽buzzing to see you back out there ❤️’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 ArsenalLiverpool have already played Arsenal this season, beating the Gunners 3-1 at Anfield in August.Bellerin will be well up to speed again when the Gunners take on the Reds again in the final weeks of the season in May.MORE: Ian Wright backs Liverpool to beat Chelsea in Premier League showdown Advertisementcenter_img Video Settings Comment Full Screen About Connatix V67539 Advertisementlast_img read more

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Hong Kong to shut schools amid protests

first_imgAnti-government protesters paralyzedparts of Hong Kong for a fourth straight day on Thursday, forcing schoolclosures and blocking highways and other transport links to disrupt thefinancial hub amid a marked escalation of violence.(Reuters) The bureau urged students to stay awayfrom violence. Anti-government protesters scout at a makeshift gate during a standoff with riot police at a university in Hong Kong, China on Nov. 14. REUTERS/TYRONE SIUcenter_img HONG KONG – All schools in Hong Kongwill suspend classes from Friday to Sunday due to transportation disruptions,the Education Bureau said.  last_img read more

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West Ham news: Cheikhou Kouyate red card appeal successful

first_imgWest Ham midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate has had his red card against Blackburn on Sunday overturned.Kouyate was dismissed by referee Jon Moss for bringing down Rovers defender Adam Henley in the 75th minute of West Ham’s 5-1 FA Cup win at Ewood Park.But the Hammers appealed against the decision, contesting that the ball had run a long way in front of Henley and was not therefore presenting an obvious goalscoring opportunity.The Football Association on Tuesday agreed with the appeal, meaning Kouyate will not serve a suspension and will be able to face Sunderland at Upton Park on Saturday.An FA statement read: “Cheikhou Kouyate’s one-match suspension for denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity has been withdrawn with immediate effect following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing.“West Ham United’s claim of wrongful dismissal in relation to their Emirates FA Cup fifth-round proper tie against Blackburn Rovers on Sunday 21 February 2016 was upheld.” 1 Cheikhou Kouyate was dismissed for a last-ditch challenge on Adam Henley last_img read more

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