Sport Arsène Wenger hopes that his new team - mobile, nimble and smart - will be on the right side of history once again

The league leaders, weary from a tough trip to Napoli, today travel to Manchester City, who have been in scintillating form at home. Can Wenger’s men win the battle of the midfield maestros?

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Rafa Benitez will attempt to breathe life into Liverpool’s crumbling season by making a move for Patrick Vieira.

Domenech fears player revolution

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Belgian general ensures City are in good Kompany

Midfield marshal is free of pain and looking to avoid second-season syndrome

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France midfielder Patrick Vieira has confirmed he will leave Inter Milan at the end of the season.

Beckham 'close' to AC Milan return

England midfielder David Beckham has revealed he is 'close' to agreeing a return to AC Milan.

Viera issues exit threat to Mourinho

Patrick Vieira will quit Inter Milan if he is not given more playing time, the midfielder announced today.

Tottenham maintain interest in Bassong

Tottenham have been encouraged by suggestions Newcastle centre-back Sebastien Bassong wants to work with Harry Redknapp at White Hart Lane.

Arsenal lost too many leaders says Toure

Manchester City's latest recruit Kolo Toure believes he was right to swap the Emirates for Eastlands because Arsenal have failed to replace too many big names.

Arsenal don't need new signings says Wenger

Arsene Wenger claims his Arsenal squad are "strong enough" without any more new signings but he insists there is cash available for transfers.

Tottenham in the dark over Viera

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits his bid to sign Inter Milan midfielder Patrick Vieira has gone "very quiet".

Arsenal legend Henry denies talking up Tottenham

Arsenal's leading all-time goal-scorer Thierry Henry has insisted he could never encourage anyone to sign for Tottenham.

Eto'o agrees Inter terms says agent

Samuel Eto'o's agent has announced the player has reached an agreement with Inter Milan.

Vieira keen on Spurs move

North London club court controversy as they seek free transfer of ex-Arsenal captain
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