There are a couple of mouthwatering FA Cup clashes over the weekend, both with interesting sub-plots.
A move for the St Etienne striker looks likely – but where would be best destination?
When a player shines in the Bundesliga, it is only a matter of time before he is linked with a move to one of two destinations: Munich or England.
Arsenal beware: Bayern Munich’s attack is so good they leave Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben on the bench
The Munich street on which the Bayern headquarters are to be found, has begun to take its place alongside Coronation Street and Albert Square as the location for one of the world’s most famous soap operas.
If Arsenal are to keep one thing in mind when they line up against FC Bayern tomorrow evening, it should be that this is not Bayern as we have known them in recent years.
While I may have initially supported Arsenal, Brighton and Hove Albion is the club that helped me fall back in love with the game. And that’s why I’ll be wanting them to win this weekend.
It may have been the first game of yet another Super Sunday, but Chelsea welcoming Arsenal to Stamford Bridge didn’t quite inspire the usual excitement.
Since outperforming Arsenal, Schalke have been shooting themselves in the foot even more than the Gunners
If Arsene Wenger is looking for some solace in these, perhaps the hardest weeks of his career as Arsenal manager, he would do well to look to Gelsenkirchen.
Post-game, Wilshere suggested that there were signs of the old Arsenal and, although that may be a little premature, you can understand his statement.
Rarely has the Ruhr been seen as a haven of creativity and artistry. Only on the football field can Germany’s industrial strongholds ever enchant the watching world with aesthetic excellence. But boy how they can.
Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter