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Mark Chapman and The Athletic's David Ornstein break open the week's biggest stories and take you deep into the inner workings of the football machine

The Ornstein & Chapman Podcast The Athletic

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    • 4.4 • 15 Ratings

Mark Chapman and The Athletic's David Ornstein break open the week's biggest stories and take you deep into the inner workings of the football machine

    Solskjaer’s Haaland pursuit & Guardiola's contract uncertainty

    Solskjaer’s Haaland pursuit & Guardiola's contract uncertainty

    Host Mark Chapman is joined by The Athletic's Laurie Whitwell to go through stories including Manchester United’s continued pursuit of Erling Haaland.
    Our Manchester City writer Sam Lee will discuss the future of Pep Guardiola whose contract expires in the summer and we cross to Spain to speak to The Athletic's La Liga journalist Dermot Corrigan who’ll give us reactions from inside Barcelona and Real Madrid after this weekend’s El Clásico.
    To read all the articles we discuss on today’s podcast in full simply head to www.theathletic.com/ornsteinandchapman to sign up for just £1 a month 
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    • 36 min
    Does Van Dijk injury mean Liverpool spend in January?

    Does Van Dijk injury mean Liverpool spend in January?

    The Athletic's David Ornstein & Mark Chapman are joined by Liverpool writer James Pearce to asses the fallout from the injury to Virgil van Dijk - could this mean Liverpool spend to replace him January?
    David will bring us the main lines from his weekly column including details of a new deal for Southampton striker Danny Ings.
    And we break down Saïd Benrahma’s loan move to West Ham with Liam Twomey who will also talk to us about Chelsea’s defensive issues and The Athletic exclusive on Antonio Rudiger.
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    • 38 min
    Arsene Wenger interview with David Ornstein

    Arsene Wenger interview with David Ornstein

    The Athletic's David Ornstein sits down in conversation with Arsenal legend and former manager Arsene Wenger who has released his autobiography - My Life in Red and White.
    In a wide ranging interview Arsene discusses his emotional exit from Arsenal and his current relationship with the club. Plus there are never-before-told transfer stories featuring Danny Welbeck and the pope.
    To read all the articles we discuss on today’s podcast in full simply head to www.theathletic.com/ornsteinandchapman to sign up for just £1 a month 
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    • 21 min
    Ozil loyalty bonus & Big Picture explained

    Ozil loyalty bonus & Big Picture explained

    David Ornstein & Mark Chapman are joined by The Athletic's Matt Slater & Adam Crafton to detail the revolution proposed by England's biggest clubs and the EFL chairman. They also explain who supports the proposal, who opposes it and what will happen next.
    David also has an update on the the awkward situation between Arsenal and Mesut Ozil.
     To read all the articles we discuss on today’s podcast in full simply head to www.theathletic.com/ornsteinandchapman to sign up for just £1 a month
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    • 54 min
    Failed Sancho pursuit explained & how Arsenal signed Partey

    Failed Sancho pursuit explained & how Arsenal signed Partey

    David Ornstein & Mark Chapman take you inside the mechanics behind the transfer deals that did happen in this window and those that didn’t including Manchester United's pursuit of Jadon Sancho. 
    We are joined by The Athletic's Adam Crafton who details the conversations he has had with people who make transfers happen. 
    Plus, James McNicholas reveals the details of how Arsenal captured Thomas Partey and his exclusive story on club mascot Gunnersaurus, who has became the latest victim of Arsenal cost-cutting.  
    To read all the articles we discuss on today’s podcast in full simply head to www.theathletic.com/ornsteinandchapman to sign up for just £1 a month
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    • 36 min
    Transfer Special: United, Arsenal, Spurs & more

    Transfer Special: United, Arsenal, Spurs & more

    David Ornstein & Mark Chapman discuss the transfers that could still happen this deadline for Premier League sides such as Arsenal and Spurs.

    The Athletic's United writer Laurie Whitwell joins us to discuss the biggest one of all involving Jadon Sancho.

    And The Athletic’s Matt Slater updates us on the crisis faced by Football League clubs and the possibility of support from The Premier League.

     To read all the articles we discuss on today’s podcast in full simply head to www.theathletic.com/ornsteinandchapman to sign up for just £1 a month 
    And subscribers to The Athletic can submit questions to David in the comments section of his  weekly column by using the  hashtag #AskOrnstein and he’ll pick his  favourites for  his YouTube show.
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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Jordan Butterworth ,

Brilliant!

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