Champions League

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Tuesday 19 August 2014

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The Gunners face a tricky test to seal their place in the Champions League group stage as they travel to Turkey on Tuesday night

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Besiktas host the Gunners on Tuesday evening in the first leg of the Champions League play-off and their Croatian manager has highlighted the threat posed by the Welshman

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The Gunners kick off their Champions League campaign in Istanbul on Tuesday in the first leg of a crucial playoff, but who are the main men they must stop?

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Despite adding a further two fixtures to an already busy schedule, but the manager insists the extra games are beneficial to his side's in the early stages of the season

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The former Gunners defender believes the Chilean's experience and success in the tournament with Barcelona will help the club progress this season

Monday 18 August 2014

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The Polish champions have been refused re-entry following their elimination from the competition after fielding an ineligible player against Celtic

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The Gunners boss is concerned that a quick turnaround from beating Crystal Palace could affect his side when they travel to Turkey

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After wins over Manchester City and Crystal Palace in the season's early stages, the manager hopes for more of the same while hinting at changes to his starting line-up

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The former Blues centre-forward, who was offloaded to Besiktas in the summer, insists that he was not given a fair chance to prove himself at Stamford Bridge

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COMMENT: Aurelio De Laurentiis is under attack for tightening the purse strings ahead of Tuesday's meeting with Athletic Bilbao but is he being parsimonious or prudent?

Sunday 17 August 2014

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The 21-year-old attacker is wary of the threat posed by the Partenopei on the break but he is confident that having the second leg at home will work in the Basques' favour

Friday 15 August 2014

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The veteran attacker says his side's hard work in pre-season will pay off as they bid to win Serie A and take the fight to Europe in their return to the Champions League

Thursday 14 August 2014

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The Polish side are determined to see their expulsion from the tournament overturned in order to allow them back into play-off round at the expense of Celtic

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The club captain signed a new five-year deal on Wednesday and wants the Premier League titleholders to make their mark in the Champions League

Wednesday 13 August 2014

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The Spanish striker is confident that his side will be scrapping it out for Europe's biggest prize this coming season - despite failing to get out of the group stage last term

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No team has successfully defended the continent's top prize since it was rebranded and restructured in 1992 - but the centre-half says Carlo Ancelotti's men intend to change that

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The Wales winger supplied the assist for Cristiano Ronaldo's opening goal and departed his home city with yet another trophy in the white of Real Madrid

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The Portuguese forward was in lethal form against Sevilla in Cardiff, scoring twice and showing little sign of the injuries which slowed him down at the World Cup