Arsenal to face Manchester City
Arsene Wenger has urged Arsenal to show they are ready to “die” to beat Manchester City on Sunday but warned his team not to lose their discipline.
There have been six red cards in the last nine Premier League meetings between the Gunners and City, with the relationship between the teams strained by five players leaving Emirates Stadium for the champions in the last six years.
Bacary Sagna became the latest to make the move on a free transfer last summer, following the path trodden by Kolo Toure, Gael Clichy, Emmanuel Adebayor and Samir Nasri.
Doubt over Yaya Toure’s future at Man City
Yaya Toure has thrown doubt over his future at Manchester City after saying he might not be playing for the club next season.
Manager Manuel Pellegrini dismissed the claims at a press conference on Friday saying he was “fully committed to the club”.
African Cup of Nations
The African Cup of Nations is set to kick off on Saturday.
But fears have been raised over the threat of Ebola and the short time Equatorial Guinea have had to prepare for the games.
Evening Standard Digital Sports Editor Amar Singh explains more.