Arsenal's Xhaka doubtful for Saints game through injury


Finally I leave this stadium with Arsenal fans happy, they deserve that.

Arsene Wenger publicly criticised Xhaka, who joined from Borussia Monchengladbach for £35mn in the summer, after the player was sent off for the second time of the season against Burnley in January and advised him "not to tackle".

"Now we have a second game and we have to be ready because it will be a big game for us". "In this aspect, I don't think there will be a difference between both teams". Even if I get another red card, then that (is what) happens. "I don't think we have any chance of finishing top four", he added.

Mourinho however said he is does not enjoy seeing the north Londoners fail to win big trophies.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insisted he has "no rivalry" with Arsene Wenger after seeing his unbeaten run against the Arsenal boss come to an end on Sunday.

Wenger says the result was all the more crucial given Arsenal's 2-0 defeat to Tottenham in the prior outing, but praised the composure of his side since switching to a three at the back setup.

"For Celta, in their words it's the most important match of their history. I've been at this club 13 years, of course I want to stay". This is a top club, a great club.

"We always have hope - hope dies last", the Swiss midfielder offered. I really don't care about it today.

Rooney also said that playing in next season's Champions League was his "sole focus".

"I grew up there (United) so it's a special place in my life but once we get on that pitch it's just business at the end of the day and try and get the points for the team.

But it doesn't look like because of that the commitment and the focus of the players has gone down", he told reporters when asked about Neville's comments.

The Gunners were in desperate need of a win after being humbled in the North London Derby last week and responded with a concerted effort which will go some way towards appeasing their disgruntled fans.

The 27-year-old believes the clubs supporters can play a key role during the contest, as United aim to reach their first European final since 2011.