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Video: Jack de Menezes and Tom Sheen focus on Manchester City's crunch match against Bayern Munich

Robin van Persie has scored seven league goals this season

Robin van Persie turned down £300,000 Manchester City deal to join United, says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager urges fans not to target former hero tomorrow despite decision to join rivals

Eriksen's coup de grâce puts City all but out of Europe

It really was what they said it might be – a Group of Death – and it has all but certainly deposited Manchester City from the Champions League at the first hurdle once again. But what we saw here last night was an act of self-immolation, a defeat which confirms that the club's own failings are the problem on an evening of dreadful defending and few chances created.

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Dimitar Berbatov scores the first of two goals against West Brom on his home debut for Fulham.

Premier League: Fulham v Manchester City match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Craven Cottage

A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Player sales lift Gunners' yearly profit up to £36m

Ivan Gazidis, the Arsenal chief executive, maintains that the club's latest set of financial results show they "can and will forge our own path to success" after posting another healthy pre-tax profit.

A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Sales of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri lift Arsenal profit to £36m

Ivan Gazidis, the Arsenal chief executive, maintains that the club's latest set of financial results show they "can and will forge our own path to success" after posting another healthy pre-tax profit.

Theo Walcott joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2006

Theo Walcott not 'obsessed with money' says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger today defended Theo Walcott by declaring the Arsenal winger is not "obsessed by money".

Vladimir Weiss (left) of Manchester City hugs team mate Edin Dzeko

Edin Dzeko scores twice as Manchester City thrash Limerick

Edin Dzeko scored twice as Manchester City beat Limerick 4-0 at Thomond Park in their final friendly ahead of next weekend's Community Shield encounter with Chelsea.

Robin van Persie

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirms desire to resolve Robin van Persie future swiftly

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reiterated his desire to keep Robin van Persie, but wants the captain's future sorted one way or the other by the start of the new Barclays Premier League season.

Samir Nasri reacts after scoring for France

French Football Federation take action against Samir Nasri, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Yann Mvila for misbehaving at Euro 2012

The French Football Federation has opened disciplinary proceedings against players Samir Nasri, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Yann Mvila for misbehaving at Euro 2012, the FFF said today.

Samir Nasri reacts after scoring for France

Former coach Raymond Domenech says France lack leadership and unity

Former France coach Raymond Domenech has criticised the current national team for a lack of unity and an absence of leadership after their exit from Euro 2012.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores a spectacular volleyed opener for Sweden last night
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the best goal of the competition so far
<b>Karim Benzema : </b> Linked up effectively with Nasri and Ribery and held the ball up well. Could perhaps have attacked the six-yard box more aggressively when the French looked to cross. A few decent long-range efforts. 7

'Sluggish beginnings': The reaction in France following England draw

Following England's draw with France, we take a look at how the result was greeted in France...

England captain Steven Gerrard content with draw against France

England captain Steven Gerrard was satisfied after his side launched their Euro 2012 campaign with an encouraging 1-1 draw with France in Donetsk.

Gervinho says he has at last adapted to life in the Premier League

Gervinho convinced Arsenal will win trophies next season

Gervinho is convinced Arsenal's long wait for a trophy can come to an end next season, but admits the club will be in a much weaker position to do so if they lose captain Robin van Persie.

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