It was advantage Manchester this weekend as both United and City clawed back the gap on Chelsea at the top of the Premier League. Both Ancelotti and Wenger were left fuming at their side’s failure to pick up any sort of result, especially the latter who bemoaned Arsenal’s home form and believes it may cost them their chances for the title if it doesn’t improve soon.
Down at the bottom West Ham missed a golden opportunity at St Andrews after surrendering a 2-0 lead. Avram Grant was less than pleased with the match referee and the Hammers boss joins a long list of managers who have looked to direct the finger of blame at the man in the middle, oppose to reflecting on his own side’s failings.
In the news this morning there has been plenty to report as Torres claims his best is yet to come; Mancini set to fight Balotelli’s red card, while Liverpool’s new owner likens the murky world of agents in English football like the wild west –plus much more…
Juventus look to snap up Diego Forlan – IM Scouting
Carroll poised to receive England call-up – Guardian
Chelsea chasing Rovers starlet – Mirror
Grant on borrowed time at West Ham – Guardian
Wenger concerned by home form – Daily Telegraph
Hargreaves may have had anxiety attack – Guardian
Henry: Premier League ‘like the wild west’ – Daily Telegraph
My best is yet to come, warns goal-hero Torres – Mirror