Inter Milan owner Erick Thohir says he has not been in touch with rumoured summer transfer targets Fernando Torres or Javier Hernandez – but he admitted that he rates the Manchester United striker.
The Italian giants are expected to splash the cash this summer and are expected to strengthen their strikeforce.
Chelsea’s Torres has been linked with a £20m move to San Siro, while Mexico international Hernandez has been touted as a possible Inter signing for some time. read more »
Arsenal don’t necessarily need an early goal to beat Bayern Munich in tomorrow’s Champions League last-16 second league, according to manager Arsene Wenger.
The Gunners need to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg, but Wenger indicated that he won’t be overly concerned if his side don’t strike in the opening stages.
Asked about the prospect of an early goal, he said: “I don’t think it’s the key, but it would be helpful. read more »
Liverpool are scouting Benfica attacking midfielder Lazar Markovic – but Premier League rivals Chelsea are believed to have a deal in place that gives them first option on him.
The Reds’ chief scout Barry Hunter was dispatched to the Aviva Stadium last week to watch the youngster in action for Serbia against Republic of Ireland. read more »
Manchester United’s record signing Juan Mata is the latest player to question manager David Moyes’ tactics.
The Spain international says he is currently being played out of position and wants to be moved to a more central position. read more »
In the first leg when these sides met at the Emirates, Arsenal started well but the complexion of the game changed after Mesut Ozil’s penalty was saved by his Germany international team-mate Manuel Neuer.
Since then, even his manager admitted that the miss took a lot out of the playmaker’s mental fitness. This game could be Ozil’s chance to right that wrong. read more »