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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Tuesday 05 May 2009
Ahead of a game that may well make up Cesc Fabregas' mind as to whether he stays at Arsenal, the Spanish midfielder said that tonight's Champions League semi-final second leg against Manchester United changes nothing. Just because other clubs lavished fortunes on transfers, Fabregas said, that did not guarantee them success.
Sunday 15 March 2009
Wednesday 21 January 2009
Portsmouth are attempting to persuade Juventus midfielder Christian Poulsen to join them on loan for the rest of the season with a view to a £5m permanent transfer. The Denmark international has been told he can leave but is understood to not be keen on a move to Fratton Park.
Tuesday 20 January 2009
Winger Jermaine Pennant has agreed to join Portsmouth on loan from Liverpool until the end of the season.
Friday 16 January 2009
Newcastle united last night abandoned a seemingly muddled and one-sided attempt to sign West Ham United captain Lucas Neill after the east London club said they were "astonished" by talk of any move.
Saturday 20 December 2008
The Real Madrid coach, Juande Ramos, says he is looking for a right winger to boost his squad in the winter transfer window and is interested in several players in the Premier League.
Thursday 18 December 2008
Internazionale midfielder Patrick Vieira has added his voice to the claim that Serie A still has a problem with racism.
Wednesday 03 December 2008
Former Arsenal captain Patrick Vieira has named long-time Manchester United adversary Roy Keane as one of the best players he has ever played against.
Wednesday 15 October 2008
Torino midfielder Alessandro Rosina has played down speculation linking him with a January transfer to Premier League strugglers Tottenham Hotspur.
Saturday 11 October 2008
The Croatia coach, Slaven Bilic, fears that the crisis at Tottenham could undermine his country's bid to qualify for the 2010 World Cup. Luka Modric is Bilic's key player but the £16.5m signing from Dynamo Zagreb has so far struggled to make an impact at White Hart Lane.
Monday 14 July 2008
The Sampdoria general manager Beppe Marotta has revealed his club are plotting an audacious swoop for the Chelsea striker Andrei Shevchenko.
Monday 14 July 2008
David Beckham believes that Fabio Capello's dedication to football will bring success to England.
Thursday 19 June 2008
Patrick Vieira did not play a part in France's elimination from Euro 2008 but the former Arsenal captain was alleged to be involved in a tunnel row with one of his oldest adversaries, the Netherlands striker Ruud van Nistelrooy. The two men are understood to have traded insults after France's 4-1 defeat to the Dutch in Berne last Friday after Van Nistelrooy purposely waited for Vieira after the game.
Monday 16 June 2008
France's Euro 2008 squad are missing Zinedine Zidane, the midfielder Franck Ribéry and the goalkeeper Grégory Coupet said yesterday. "He would take the ball and go and score three goals," Ribéry said as the team prepared for tomorrow's vital Group C game against Italy. "His presence would do everybody a lot of good," added the midfielder, a fan long before replacing him as France's playmaker.
Saturday 07 June 2008
Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said yesterday that he hoped Henrik Larsson would be picked as his partner to help him end his long goal drought for his country at Euro 2008.
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