Arsène Wenger believes his Arsenal squad is more focused and committed than some of his trophy-winning groups of years gone by as he insisted that he and they would plot a course away from the storm that has engulfed the club.
David Luiz's reputation as a buccaneering centre-half prone to maraud upfield precedes him these days, though that same wanderlust clearly grips the Brazilian even when he is employed as a midfield shield.
Edu, the former Arsenal midfielder, believes the current owners of the London club behave in "a different way" from the hierarchy for whom he played in north London but has backed his former manager, Arsène Wenger, to ride out the current storm and prosper again.
Roberto Mancini has questioned Mark Clattenburg's decision to report the comments of Gareth Barry that led to the midfielder accepting a Football Association charge of using abusive and or insulting words to an official, which resulted in a one-match ban and a £8,000 fine.
Hatem Ben Arfa may not be fit in time to face Manchester City this weekend. Did Newcastle United rush him back into the side?
Manchester City will present a stern test for Uefa's new financial fair play rules when they come into force for the 2014-15 season after the club announced a loss of £97.9m for the last financial year.
Sir Alex Ferguson believes it is "appetising" that his Manchester United side are already six points clear having played away against the majority of the Premier League's difficult teams.
The Italian manager criticised his players heavily are the derby defeat, but he as many questions to answer as anyone, and his petulant attitude undermines the club.
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