Gunners late display sinks Barca
Robin van Persie and Andrey Arshavin scored as Arsenal beat Barcelona 2-1 in the 1st leg of their Champions League tie at Emirates Stadium. David Villa fired Barcelona, hailed by Arsene Wenger as the world’s finest crew, ahead in the initial 50 percent after combining with Lionel Messi.
WENGER BLASTS Again AT BARCA
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has hit again at claims from Barcelona that their signing of Cesc Fabregas was unfair. Former Barca president Joan Laporta has claimed it will be ‘justice’ if Fabregas returns to his residence city in the summer time after Arsenal lured him away from Camp Nou as a teenager.
Messi would like Fabregas at Barcelona
Lionel Messi admits he desires to play with Cesc Fabregas at Barcelona. The Camp Nou club misplaced the youngster to Arsenal as a sixteen-yr-previous, and he has because gone on to grow to be one particular of the greatest midfield players in Europe.