Tag: Arsenal

Man City changes justified – Pellegrini

Media playback is not supported on this device Dynamo Kiev 1-3 Man City: Win justifies FA Cup selection – Pellegrini Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini said his decision to prioritise the Champions League over the FA Cup was vindicated by the win at Dynamo Kiev. Pellegrini was criticised for playing a weakened side in Sunday’s

Arsenal ‘naturally focused’ on Barcelona

Arsene Wenger says it will be easier to get his Arsenal players ready to face Barcelona than it was for Saturday’s game with Hull. The Gunners face a tough examination when they come up against Champions League holders Barcelona on Tuesday night, with Arsenal currently priced at 4/1 with Titanbet to win the match, as

Transfer rumours and Sunday newspaper gossip: Arsenal in for United hero, Barca want Premier League star and more

Here is a selection of stories from Sunday’s papers… Newcastle and Arsenal are both interested in signing Michael Carrick from Manchester United, when his contract expires. (Sunday Express) Barcelona are interested in signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester, although the Foxes are planning to more than double his wages in an attempt to keep him at the King Power

Player ‘felt stupid’ for kissing girl

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The former Sunderland footballer was arrested in March last year Former Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson told police he was “stupid” to kiss a 15-year-old girl and “should have known better”, a court has heard. In an interview after his arrest, the 28-year-old England international admitted kissing the girl, but

Ghana defender linked

Swansea are being linked with a move for Ghana international Jonathan Mensah, who will be available on a free transfer in the summer. The central defender is poised to leave French outfit Evian at the end of the season when he falls out of contract, and Swansea are among the clubs reported to be interested.