Troubled Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has opened up about his relationship with manager Louis Van Gaal. The two have been at loggerheads for quite a while now. Falcao was hailed as a a one of the best strikers in the worlda by Van Gaal in their first press conference together, but their relationship has been hot and cold since then. A couple of injuries combined with a visible loss of form and confidence has also played its part, but ita s no secret that the Dutch coach has, at times, preferred fellow countryman Robin Van Persie. Falcao, though, has remained calm and believes he can still make a difference this season and change the bossa mind. “I am playing for Manchester United at the moment. I am completely focused on the club. I have faith and hope that lots of things can happen in the remaining games this season. “Van Gaal has to make decisions like any other manager, […]

Just a day after Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger declared that Arsenal should be playing in the Europa League, defender Per Mertesacker has also conceded that his team dona t have the a mental level to compete at the highest levela . The German, who won the World Cup with Germany last year, feels that Arsenal are actually a far awaya from winning the competition. Mertesacker was speaking after Arsenal were eliminated at the round of 16 stage on Tuesday night. Trailing 1-3 from the opening leg, which was contested at the Emirates Stadium, the Gunners came back into the tie by scoring two goals away from home by the 79th minute of the second leg, but were ultimately unable to overturn that deficit. It was the second time in three years that they went out on away goals. This time, however, the lanky centre half admitted that it was their own mistake. Mertesacker said that the the team had underestimated […]

Former Manchester United player, Gary Neville backs Arsenal to overcome the first-leg deficit against Monaco in the Champions League. All hopes of saving the Premier League from shame in the Champions League lie in Arsenal and Manchester Citya s hands. However, both teams have suffered a first-leg home defeat to their opponents and are clearly not the favourites to make it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League. Arsenal suffered a humiliating defeat in the first-leg of the round-of-16 in the Champions League at the hands of French side AS Monaco. When the draw was announced, Arsenal were the favourites to go through to the quarter-finals but AS Monaco produced a stellar performance in Arsenala s backyard and produced a shock result. Having lost the home leg 3-1, Arsenal have a monumental feat to achieve in the return leg if they wish to make progress in the Champions League. While the odds are definitely not in the favour of Gunners, […]

After a shocking performance at the Emirates Stadium last night when Arsenal lost 3-1 to AS Monaco, manager Arsene Wenger has come under the microscope for the umpteenth time this season. Wengera s side were poor and just werena t able to find the back of the net on the night, while they continued to be poor at the back. The defeat leaves the club on the brink of a fifth consecutive exit at this stage in the competition and the heat is certainly on the Frenchman who had said earlier that there will be no excuses for his team if they fail to go through this time. The Gunners, actually, went two goals down with Geoffrey Kondogbia and Dimitar Berbatov getting on the scorecard. They then pulled one back late in the game, through a delicious Oxlade-Chamberlain strike from outside the box, however, the midfielder was also responsible for losing possession in the killer third goal scored by Yannick […]