Bale picked up the 2012-13 Footballer of the Year award at the Football Writers' Association's dinner in central London last night
The defender can help his side reach Premier League today – but that’s fun not daunting, he tells Jack Pitt-Brooke
A look ahead to tonight's Premier League fixture at the Emirates
The sides meet in the north London derby on Sunday
Gunners came from two goals down to draw with Liverpool
Gunners play Swansea tomorrow
Van der Sar retired in 2011 after a glittering career
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at The Emirates
Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has been voted the Professional Football Association's fans' player of the year for 2011-12.
Swansea hope to appoint Brendan Rodgers' successor by the end of the week, Press Association Sport understands.
Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston says the club have not received an approach from Swansea to speak to Ian Holloway over their managerial vacancy.
Ajax coach Frank de Boer has rejected an approach to discuss the vacant manager's job at Liverpool.
Arsenal star finally banishes doubts over role after best-ever campaign in front of goal
Robin van Persie has admitted he was far from confident he could play as a main striker, but now believes he can become even more lethal in front of goal.
Arsenal 3 Aston Villa 0
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger hopes his returning full-backs will give the Gunners a better balance for the rest of the season.