City sponsors Etihad offer cheeky tribute to United after Reds claim title back by taking out ad in Manchester newspaper…

Manchester City’s sponsors Etihad Airways offered their congratulations to new Premier League champions Manchester United by publishing a cheeky advert in the city’s newspaper. Robin van Persie led United to a crushing victory over Aston Villa on Monday night which – after City were humbled at Tottenham on Sunday – ensured the Red Devils reclaimed the Premier League trophy. On Monday night, the United stars partied in Manchester city centre…

April 26, 2013

Van Persie: No Grudge Against Wenger

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has denied there is any rift between himself and Arsene Wenger. Reports of a disagreement in the camp surfaced after the striker’s negative reaction to the manager’s tactical decisions in Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League defeat to Manchester United. The Frenchman has received widespread criticism from fans for substituting Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin, who had just created Van Persie’s equaliser, and replacing him with Andrey Arshavin, with the…

January 24, 2012

Chamakh: I’ll fight for Arsenal place

Marouane Chamakh insists he will not walk away from Arsenal in the January transfer window and has vowed to fight for his Emirates Stadium future. Chamakh, 28, has only started one Premier League game this season and the arrival of Thierry Henry has seen him fall further down the Gunners pecking order. The Morocco international, who is currently on African Nations Cup duty with his country, has been heavily linked…

January 20, 2012

Arsene Wenger: We Are Still In A Good Race For The Top Four

Arsene Wenger is aware Arsenal have a lot of ground to make up before they can be considered as Barclays Premier League title contenders. Yossi Benayoun’s late goal enabled Arsenal to beat Aston Villa 2-1 on Wednesday night, bouncing back from their 1-0 reversal against leaders Manchester City at the weekend. But manager Wenger’s team are still 12 points adrift of Roberto Mancini’s City side heading into Christmas, and the…

December 22, 2011

Arsene Wenger: We Have Funds To Buy Strikers

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has given a clear indication that he could move into the transfer market for a new striker in January. Robin van Persie has been in the form of his career in 2011, scoring 33 goals, and he leads the Premier League scoring charts for 2011-12 with 15 goals. The Gunners’ next highest goalscorers are Mikel Arteta, Thomas Vermaelen and fellow striker Gervinho with three. Marouane Chamakh…

December 13, 2011

Robin van Persie: I’m So Thankful I Met Wenger

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie believes Arsene Wenger is the reason behind his current goalscoring form. Van Persie has scored 11 goals in 11 Premier League games this season to help the Gunners recover from a woeful start to the season. Currently leading the likes of Edin Dzeko, Wayne Rooney and Sergio Aguero as the Premier League’s top scorer, Van Persie is quick to offer his thanks to Wenger, who…

November 17, 2011