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Gonzalo Higuain

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Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne

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The Gunners head the table after six matches

Gonzalo Higuain speaks with his manager at Napoli, Rafa Benitez

Transfer news: 'I lost in summer pursuit for Gonzalo Higuain,' admits Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Argentine forward eventually signed for Napoli

<b>Matt Le Tissier (playing career: 1986-2002) </b><br/>
Le Tissier, who spent his whole career at Southampton, scored a total 48 out of 49 spot kicks. The only time he ever missed from 12 yards was when Mark Crossley famously saved for Nottingham Forest in Saints' 2-1 defeat at the Dell in the Premier League in March 1994.
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Spaniard has been out of favour at Stamford Bridge this season

Juergen Klopp

Champions League: Juergen Klopp apologises for wild rant at fourth official as Borussia Dortmund lose to Napoli

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Lionel Messi proved again tonight that anything Cristiano Ronaldo does he can match by scoring a hat-trick as Barcelona thrashed Ajax 4-0 at the Nou Camp.

Album: Franco Fagioli, Arias for Caffarelli (Naive)

Last seen in the UK duetting with Cecilia Bartoli, Argentinian counter-tenor Fagioli scintillates in this beautifully sung, played, programmed, and packaged recording of arias written for the 18th-century castrato superstar Gaetano Caffarelli.

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