Manchester United's top striker had a point to prove against Real Madrid. He didn't quite make it.
It was a night, ultimately, that can be added to the list of Sir Alex Ferguson's more harrowing moments as Manchester United's manager.
Exciting Brazilian players are fast becoming a staple of Chelsea's squad, and 20-year-old Bernard could be another incredible talent set to join the Blues this summer.
Omar Abdulrahman is a United Arab Emirates international who is reportedly attracting interest from the likes of Barcelona, Hamburg, Borussia Dortmund and Malaga on top of the English duo. So what advantage do both of the UAE linked Premier League clubs have?
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The full back played well despite the derby defeat at White Hart Lane, and his overall contribution suggested he should be the first choice right back for Arsenal in the closing weeks of the season.
The Newcastle United centre back is having a quietly excellent season, and should be in the forefront of Roy Hodgson's mind as he prepares to pick his squad for two World Cup qualifiers this month.
Here is how Manchester United line up against Real Madrid with the tie balanced at 1-1 after the first leg at the Bernabeu, kick-off at 19:45 GMT.
The Belgian has been one of Tottenham's most consistent performers all season.
Former Liverpool players Craig Bellamy and Steve McMahon were at loggerheads over a current star live on TV.
Christian Eriksen has been one of Tottenham Hotspur's best players this season.
Rangers defender David Bates has signed a pre-contract agreement with Hamburg that will see him leave Ibrox at the end of the season.
Does Andros Townsend regret the decision to leave Newcastle United?
Marco Silva had been leading the race with the bookies to become the next Everton manager.
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Newcastle United are working on a deal to sign Kenedy from Chelsea on a permanent deal.
Does Domingos Quina regret not joining Tottenham Hotspur ahead of West Ham United?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are said to be competing with West Ham United for the signature of Jack Wilshere.