Monday, March 10, 2014
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Trailing by two goals, the Gunners are far from favored ahead of their daunting trip to Bayern Munich. But history shows shocks are a part of European soccer.
Three players make our side for the first time this season, with one debutant being the Cameroon striker, who was the catalyst in Chelsea's second-half display against Tottenham.
Although the out-of-form striker's relationship with his manager remains a fractious one, he is still essential to the cause at Old Trafford.
The manager has urged his side not to take the Gunners lightly despite having 2-0 lead from the first leg at the Emirates.
The Gunners boss says the penalty miss in the first leg had a big mental effect on the German but insists he has moved on and is ready to show his quality.
The Real Madrid star takes over from retired 2013 winner David Beckham at the top of our index, with Samuel Eto'o, Wayne Rooney and Kaka rounding off the top five.
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Arsene Wenger's side is 2-0 down after the first leg and without its first choice goalkeeper for the trip to the Allianz Arena to face the reigning European champions.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Wigan Athletic secured an upset at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, and the Chilean insists his players must now focus on their Champions League tie with Barcelona on Wednesday.
With games against the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City coming up, the January signing says United is confident of securing Champions League qualification.
Lightning strikes twice as the Championship underdogs upset the Premier League heavyweights in the FA Cup.
The Gunners could potentially meet Manuel Pellegrini's men at Wembley, while Hull City will play Sheffield United in the other match.
Three goals in nine second half minutes saw Steve Bruce's side secured its passage to the semifinals of the FA Cup for the first time in 84 years.
After taking the national team job in May 2012 following Fabio Capello's resignation, the Three Lions manager is hoping to remain in the role for Euro 2016.
The manager believes Arsenal's 4-1 victory over Everton in the FA Cup on Saturday will provide a timely morale boost ahead of the second leg against the German giants.
The striker has attracted as much criticism as praise during his controversial time in England.
The 27-year-old helped fire the Gunners to the FA Cup semifinal and believes his side can end its trophy drought.
The Manchester United striker says he has started to pay more attention to tactical changes in recent years and praised certain coaches' motivational capabilities.
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The Chelsea skipper says he has moved on and is concentrating on his club career but has praised teammate Gary Cahill who he feels is "the man for England."