Sunday, December 8, 2013
The north London rivals will face off once again at the Emirates Stadium, while David Moyes' struggling men take on last year's Capital One Cup winner.
The Manchester United midfielder is desperate to leave Old Trafford ahead of next summer's World Cup in Brazil, with the likes of Porto and Fulham potential destinations
The Juventus and Italy legend believes very few goalkeepers are capable of retaining their international No. 1 status without playing regularly at club level.
The England international believes Manuel Pellegrini's men should have killed off Southampton before Dani Osvaldo sensationally brought the Saints level.
The Giallorossi were made to work for the win but prevailed thanks to the intervention of the striker from the bench.
The Spanish boss has praised the impact of the Gunners' record signing since his arrival over the summer.
The Bayern boss backs the winger to win the prestigious award, believing that his exploits last season put him ahead of the Barca star.
David Moyes is under pressure after consecutive 1-0 defeats at home but the center back hopes to use Tuesday's Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk to get back on track.
The striker insisted he did not have any problems which affected his form after he got back on the score sheet in a 2-2 draw with Livorno.
The club's former sporting director says Paul Pogba was one of the other few players he couldn't lure to the French capital when in charge.
Rene Meulensteen's men have not won since October but face a Villa side which has improved in recent weeks and boasts the third best away record in the Premier League.
Roberto Martinez's men head to the Emirates Stadium having beaten champions Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday, but face a home side on a strong run.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Spurs followed up a last-gasp win at Fulham in midweek with another triumph at the Stadium of Light and the 36-year-old praised his squad for being "immense" under pressure.
The BVB coach says the midfield pair are major doubts for the club's crucial Champions League clash with Olympique de Marseille on Wednesday
The Portuguese was downcast after watching his side lose at the Britannia and has called for a drastic improvement in terms of taking chances.
The France international will remain on the same £150,000-a-week terms as his current deal and is set for talks in the New Year before putting pen to paper
Goal took in the action at Signal Iduna Park, where the home side was undone by a Son goal to fall 10 points off the pace.
The Korean scored the winner just 18 minutes into the game, which both sides finished with just 10 men following the late dismissals of Emir Spahic and Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
Andres Villas-Boas continues his 100 percent record on Wearside as Gus Poyet loses out to a former club for the second time in a week
The striker fired home a late free kick - his second goal of the match - after Luca Siligardi and Paulinho had put the home side in front.