Tottenham chairman laments loss of potential riches as his club look towards new stadium

As Tottenham Hotspur prepare for tonight's first match in the Champions League proper, the club's chairman has warned that the competition is not the cash cow it is sometimes made out to be. Beating Young Boys of Berne in the play-off round was touted in some quarters as being worth up to £30m, but Daniel Levy said in a rare interview here that Spurs can expect to bank only half of that sum unless they progress through a tricky group programme that begins against Werder Bremen tonight.

Wenger demands protection from referees

Arsene Wenger insists he has no issue with rival manager's setting out to rough up Arsenal - but maintains referees must protect his players.

Wenger fears 'rugby' match against Blackburn

Arsene Wenger is fully prepared for Arsenal to face another physical test at Blackburn on Saturday - but maintains it is the referee's responsibility to stop the match descending into "rugby".

Arsenal complete signing of Squillaci

Arsenal have completed the signing of French defender Sebastien Squillaci from Sevilla.

Arshavin wants revenge over Blackburn

Andrey Arshavin has warned Blackburn that Arsenal will have some unfinished business at Ewood Park on Saturday.

Arsenal chance 'impossible' to refuse says Squillaci

Sevilla defender Sebastien Squillaci admits he found it "practically impossible" to turn down fellow Frenchman Arsene Wenger as he prepares to complete his transfer to Arsenal.

Arsenal set to complete Squillaci signing

Sebastien Squillaci was today poised to complete a move to Arsenal after Sevilla confirmed the two clubs had agreed a fee for the defender.

Arsenal make offer for France defender Squillaci

Sevilla have warned Arsenal they are not about to let France international Sebastien Squillaci leave in a cut-price deal.

Eduardo completes Arsenal exit

Eduardo's ill-fated spell at Arsenal was brought to a close tonight when he completed his move to Shakhtar Donetsk.

Fabregas inches towards conclusion on future

World Cup winner Cesc Fabregas will jet off for a well-earned break knowing his future must be resolved one way or another once the rest of the Arsenal squad return from their pre-season training camp in Austria.

Summer spending not finished at Arsenal says Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger maintains his summer spending has not finished yet.

Arsenal complete Koscielny deal

Arsenal have signed defender Laurent Koscielny from French side Lorient.

Arsenal resolute over Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas could be forced to hand in a formal transfer request to engineer a move to Barcelona, as Arsenal dig their heels in over the future of their £45million-rated captain.

Arsenal must 'toughen up' says van Persie

Robin van Persie maintains Arsenal need to "toughen up" next season.

Campbell wants to extend Arsenal stay

Veteran centre-half Sol Campbell is in no doubt he can compete at the highest level again next season - and has vowed to help bring the "glory" days back to Arsenal.

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