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 »
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 »
Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos says it is “no secret” that a move to the Premier League could be on the cards for him.
The Germany international’s contract talks with the European champions are currently at a standstill and he has been widely linked with a move to Manchester United. read more »
Hoffenheim midfielder Roberto Firmino is a possible summer signing for Manchester United and Liverpool, according to media reports.
The Sunday People claims that both Premier League sides are scouting the 22-year-old Brazilian. read more »
Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich still have to produce a top performance to see off Arsenal in this week’s Champions League last-16 tie.
The reigning champions go into the home leg with a 2-0 advantage, but Robben insists the job is not done yet. read more »