After the excitement of the Champions League draw yesterday and the inevitability of drawing Bayern Munich again, it’s back to Premier League action tonight with the long trip up to Merseyside to face Everton.
A win would see us leapfrog Chelsea who also face a tricky long trip up North to play Sunderland tomorrow night, while Liverpool visit Middlesbrough and Man City entertain Watford. Three points very much needed to pile the pressure on Tom Cruise’s Grandad’s Chelsea side.
Yesterday’s early Everton team news here, more later.
Iwobi Ready to Fight…
Alex Iwobi is ready to fight for his place back in the side after losing our in recent games to Theo Walcott.
Walcott has been mad keen to win himself a £90 coffee machine for notching ten goals before Christmas despite earning £140,000 per week and has found himself if a rich vein of form lately, scoring against Stoke at the weekend.
His fine form has ousted Iwobi who is keen to win his place back, and after he also scored on Saturday against Stoke, said:
“I just need to kick on now and show what I can do to get into the starting team again…”
Nice that we have this competition for places, players being dropped when others step up – can only help our title push.
United Player Idolises Gooner…
Europa League hopefuls Manchester United’s in-form, injured midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted his hero growing up was our very own Thierry Henry.
He said: “I always supported Henry when he was playing for Arsenal. He is one of my favourite players because at that time I was also playing as a striker as a child…”
He added dramatically: “Then I became a midfielder…” Oh.
More later reader(s)…