The Argentine manager believes that having a year's experience of working in and winning the Premier League will stand his side in good stead to retain the crown.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
The Gunners come into the 2014-15 season as one of the favorites for the Premier League but the goalkeeper says that last term's FA Cup glory has the side relaxed.
Last season's runner-up opens up the new campaign against Ronald Koeman's side at Anfield and could include a number of former Saints in its starting lineup.
Manuel Pellegrini's English champions beat Alan Pardew's side three times last season but will be without some key names for their opening Premier League fixture.
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Friday, August 15, 2014
The Red Devils slumped to their worst finish of the Premier League era under David Moyes last season but the Argentine expects that to be merely a temporary blip.
Paul Lambert hopes the Colombia midfielder will add some steel to his side as it looks to improve on a disappointing 2013-14 campaign.
The Dutch coach knows the former Red Devils boss from his time on FIFA's elite coaching panel but has yet to speak face-to-face to him since taking over at Old Trafford in July.
The new manager has returned confidence to Old Trafford with a forceful approach that stands in contrast to David Moyes' passivity.
The three Premier League newcomers have a difficult outlook for the upcoming campaign with at least two looking likely to return to the Championship next year.
The Netherlands striker has not trained sufficiently since returning from the World Cup to be considered, while Luke Shaw will also miss out.
The former Swansea City manager was quoted as saying the England international starlet is similar to the three-time Ballon d'Or winner in that he gets fans on their feet.
The attacking duo will be wearing new numbers in the 2014-15 season while Thibaut Courtois has been handed the No. 13, with Petr Cech keeping hold of the No.1 jersey.
The Spaniard is looking forward to working under the Dutchman and is eager to thrive in the new 3-4-1-2 formation at Old Trafford.
The Dutch coach has called for the 28-year-old to repeat his U.S. tour performances when the Premier League gets underway and insists he has yet to meet with Sir Alex Ferguson.
Keith Millen takes temporary charge following the surprise departure of Tony Pulis Thursday evening, while Alexis Sanchez is set to make his Premier League debut.
Louis van Gaal opens his domestic campaign at Old Trafford but his options in defense are stretched with the absence of Luke Shaw, while Jonny Evans and Rafael are also doubts.
The Premier League returns this weekend and it promises to be another thrilling campaign as five clubs plot title challenges.
With just over two weeks until the 2014 market closes, how are Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, Chelsea and Europe's biggest sides faring?
The Everton boss has rubbished reports that the Toffees have sanctioned the future sale of the England midfielder, as well as teammate John Stones, to Stamford Bridge.