Jurgen Klopp: Winning League Cup final is very important for players

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp told reporters on 25 January that it was important to his players that they win the League cup, saying that nobody ever remembers the runner-up. Never heard about second place in Carling Cup, said Klopp, using the championships commercial name. Does anybody know who got it four years ago, I dont think so.” Jan 26, 2016

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Arsene Wenger believes Per Mertesacker dismisal was harsh

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Per Mertesackers dismissal during the 1-0 defeat against Chelsea on Sunday (24 January) was harsh but refused to single out Diego Costa over his role in the referee decision. The manager, meanwhile, said that dropping Olivier Giroud after his side were reduced to ten men was the most rational decision because Arsenal needed the pace of the likes of Theo Walcott up front to try to turnaround the situation. Jan 25, 2016

Manchester City looking to continue attacking flair in bid for title

With his team still firing on four fronts as the season enters the business end, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini was positive on 22 January ahead of his sides upcoming clash with West Ham United, and confident that his sides free-flowing attacking soccer will reap the rewards come the end of the campaign. Jan 22, 2016