Usmanov hits out at Arsenal hierarchy

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Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has hit out at the club's hierarchy after Robin van Persie announced he would not sign a new contact at the club.

Usmanos accused the club of failing to tackle issues including "the financial model, the lack of investment and the club's future direction.

Elsewhere today, goalline technology is set to be given the green-light today by the International FA board after months of testing.


Arsenal are targeting Newcastle and Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote, but are refusing to meet the £20m evaluation of the player. (talkSPORT)

Frank Lampard has been linked with a move to the MLS after being spotted watching an LA Galaxy match with David Beckham. (Telegraph)

And finally, Steven Caulker has signed a new four-year deal at Tottenham after the centre-back impressed on loan at Swansea last year. (Sky Sports)

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