Thomas Vermaelen

  • World Cup 2014: Belgium captain Vincent Kompany to miss South Korea match June 26, 2014

    Belgium will start their final Group H encounter with South Korea without Vincent Kompany and Thomas Vermaelen, both of whom will miss the match through injury, coach Marc Wilmots said on Wednesday. "Everything had gone smoothly over the last month but we have two minor injuries," Wilmots told reporters at the...
  • Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen on his way to Manchester United: report June 16, 2014

    Arsenal skipper Thomas Vermaelen is packing his bags at the Emirates after agreeing a £100,000-a-week deal in principle to move to Old Trafford this summer, The Telegraph has reported. According to the newspaper, new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal wants to add strength to United's defensive line. However, United will...
  • FA Cup win could be catalyst for Arsenal, says Thomas Vermaelen May 15, 2014

    Victory in the FA Cup final could prove to be a catalyst for a new era of Arsenal success, Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen said on Thursday. Arsenal have not won a trophy for nine years and none of the current squad have experienced bringing silverware to the north London club, something...
  • Arsenal squad want Wenger to sign new contract: Vermaelen March 22, 2014

    London: Arsenal's squad are keen for manager Arsene Wenger to sign a new contract with the English Premier League title chasers and lead them for many years to come, said captain Thomas Vermaelen. Wenger, 64, takes charge of Arsenal for the 1,000th time on Saturday when they travel to leaders Chelsea...
  • Bradford shoot Arsenal out of League Cup December 12, 2012

    London: Arsenal were eliminated from the League Cup quarter-finals in humiliating fashion on Tuesday, losing a penalty shootout 3-2 to fourth-tier Bradford in one of the biggest shocks in the competition for many years. Thomas Vermaelen struck the decisive spot kick against the post for the Premier League giants, having...
  • Arsenal complete signing of Thomas Vermaelen June 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Arsenal have confirmed that they have signed Thomas Vermaelen from Ajax on Friday evening, with the Dutch club reporting the deal is worth €12 million. The 23-year-old defender joins from Ajax on a long-term contract and has plenty of experience having played 143 matches for the Amsterdam team....