Patrice Evra has accused Jack Wilshere of deliberately trying to hurt him with the challenge that saw him sent off at Old Trafford.The Arsenal midfielder was shown a second yellow card by referee Mike Dean after an over-the-top challenge on the Manchester United defender in the second half, and the France international believes it was an attempt to injure him.
Alex Ferguson says Manchester United should have won far more convincingly after edging Arsenal 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday.Goals from former Arsenal man Robin Van Persie and Patrick Evra wrapped up all three points for hosts United, with Santi Cazorla pulling one back for the visitors late on.
Robin van Persie hailed Manchester United's victory over Arsenal as a 'special day' after the 29-year-old scored against his former club.Hosts United ran out 2-1 winners in a game they dominated after Van Persie opened the scoring inside three minutes at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Robin Van Persie scored against former club Arsenal as Manchester United defeated the Gunners 2-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday.The Dutchman took just three minutes to open the scoring in his first appearance against Arsene Wenger's side since his close-season switch before Wayne Rooney missed a chance to double the lead from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time.
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla thinks the key to victory over Manchester United on Saturday will be keeping control of possession.The Spain international has become a key figure in the Arsenal midfield since his close-season move from Malaga, and he feels a win at Old Trafford will install huge self-belief within the players, but recognises they will have their work cut out for them.
Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs has hailed the impact of Robin van Persie since his close-season move from Arsenal.Van Persie has netted nine goals in 12 matches for his new club and Giggs thinks the striker's performances have given everyone a lift after United lost the English Premier League title to neighbours Manchester City last season.
Arsene Wenger has urged the club's supporters to give Robin van Persie some respect in Saturday's clash with Manchester United.Van Persie's move from Arsenal to United in August broke the hearts of many fans of the London club.
Robin van Persie could return to haunt his former side when Arsenal make the trip to Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday.The former Gunner has transferred much of his goal scoring prowess to the Red Devils this term with seven in nine league games and will be afforded protection from the baying Arsenal fans only by the confines of Old Trafford.
Arsene Wenger wants Theo Walcott's future at Arsenal sorted before Christmas.The England international's contract is set to run out at the end of the season and Wenger has demanded a solution to the long-running saga.
|05-11||Evra: Wilshere wanted to hurt me|
|03-11||Ferguson unconvinced despite win|
|03-11||Van Persie respectful after Arsenal reunion|
|03-11||Premier League: Manchester United 2 Arsenal 0|
|02-11||Cazorla wants Arsenal to keep the ball|
|02-11||Giggs talks up Van Persie impact|
|01-11||Wenger calls for respect for RVP|
|01-11||Premier League preview: Manchester United v Arsenal|
|01-11||Wenger pushes hard for Walcott solution|