Sport Emmanuel Frimpong

The 22-year old made a total of 16 first-team appearances for the Gunners

Manuel Pellegrini insists he is taking it one game at a time as Manchester City reach Capital One Cup final

City swept West Ham aside in the semi-final, winning 9-0 on aggregate

Manchester United v Sunderland: Tom Cleverley admits United have re-set targets for the season

Retaining their Premier League crown looks impossible, but they are just two wins away from winning the Capital One Cup

Football obsessive David Moyes in a black dog mood, showing what has been called his 'Reverend Ian Paisley mentality'

Manchester United v Sunderland: Capital One Cup match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s League Cup semi-final at Old Trafford

Gus Poyet gestures during last weekend's 2-2 draw with Southampton
Sergio Aguero chips Jussi Jaaskelainen for City’s second goal
Nemanja Vidic can't believe his red card in the 3-0 defeat to Chelsea

Nemanja Vidic loses appeal over red card against Chelsea

The Manchester United captain was shown a straight red card

Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko celebrates after scoring their 100th goal of the season in the win over Cardiff

Capital One Cup: West Ham v Manchester City match preview

A look ahead to this week’s League Cup semi-final at Upton Park

Oscar Ustari

Transfer news: Oscar Ustari signs for Sunderland in time to play against Manchester United

The goalkeeper is expected to take his place on the bench for Wednesday's Capital One Cup semi-final

Tom Cleverley

Manchester United heads will not drop, insists Tom Cleverley

United were easily beaten by Chelsea on Sunday to lose further ground in the Premier League

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic could make his awaited return from injury in the League Cup semi-final second leg against West Ham

West Ham v Manchester City: Stevan Jovetic has future at the Etihad, insists Manuel Pellegrini

Jovetic has seen his start to life with City hampered by injury but he could make his return against the Hammers in the League Cup semi-final second leg

Samuel Eto'o scored a hat-trick to beat Manchester United

Samuel Eto'o reveals he wants to quit Chelsea in the summer, and eyes move to Mallorca

The Cameroonian scored a hat-trick against Manchester United on Sunday

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 21 January 2014

Lugano lifts spirits at West Brom as Everton miss out

Michael Carrick, Danny Welbeck and Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United look downbeat in the defeat to Chelsea

Chelsea 3 Manchester United 1: Michael Carrick insists United will 'never give up' despite losing further ground in Premier League title chase

Few give David Moyes' side any chance of retaining their Premier League crown

Michael Carrick, Danny Welbeck and Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United look downbeat in the defeat to Chelsea

Chelsea 3 Manchester United 1: Phil Jones claims United are 'not a million miles away' from the Premier League pace setters

Yet another defeat for David Moyes' side sees United fall 14 points behind league leaders Arsenal

Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko celebrates after scoring their 100th goal of the season in the win over Cardiff

Manchester City 4 Cardiff City 2 match report: Edin Dzeko the centurion as City hit another four

Bosnian striker creates history by bringing up his side’s ton this season and becoming the first Premier League player to be awarded a goal following video review

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