Robin van Persie is a doubt for tonight's international friendly against England, after the Holland striker suffered a groin injury yesterday.

Holland manager Bert van Marwijk said he remains optimistic that the Arsenal striker will start at Wembley against Stuart Pearce's side.

Carlos Tevez returned to action for Manchester City yesterday, playing in a reserve match as he looks to re-establish himself in the first team.

Aaron Ramsey has urged Craig Bellamy to continue his international career ahead of tonight's Gary Speed Memorial against Costa Rica.


Cologne striker Lukas Podolski has reportedly made a "provisional agreement" with Arsenal that will see him move to the Emirates this summer. (Bild)

Manchester City and Chelsea have been warned by Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis that Ezequiel Lavezzi is not for sale. (talkSPORT)

And finally, Manchester United are among a number of English clubs scouting Torino attacking midfielder Alen Stevanovic. (Daily Mail)

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