Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis insists that Arsene Wenger’s position is safe, dismissing criticism of the manager as 'complete nonsense'.
Javier Hernandez will not be facing a spell on the sidelines after the injury he sustained at the weekend was found not to be as serious as feared.
Petr Cech has backed Fernando Torres to recover from his already infamous miss at the weekend, hailing the striker’s recent performances.
Arsenal are in Carling Cup Third Round action last night, with Arsene Wenger demanding a response after a disappointing start to the season.
The Arsenal manager has said he will field a youthful side for the tie, with Ryo Miyachi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain expected to start.
Manchester United face an intriguing trip to rivals Leeds United. Sir Alex Ferguson is expected to make numerous changes to his side.
Michael Owen is in line for his first start of the season, while the young midfielder Paul Pogba will be looking to make an impact on his debut.
Harry Redknapp will rest key players against Stoke City tonight, after his decision to do so in the Europa League was thoroughly vindicated.
William Gallas Sandro could return for Spurs, while Heurelho Gomes is likely to start in goal – face to face with former teammate Peter Crouch.