Evening Report: March 6
Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Barcelona news
Gareth Bale will not leave Tottenham over the summer – according to Ledley King.
Bale has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but King says the Welsh winger is settled in North London.
Chelsea's chief executive Ron Gourlay has insisted that Rafa Benítez will remain in charge of the club until the end of the season.
Recent reports suggested that Benitez would be removed form his position following his outburst against Chelsea’s fans and owners, but Gourlay says no changes will be considered until the summer.
Patrice Evra is set to be offered a 12-month contract extension at Manchester United
Evra’s current deal at Old Trafford expires in 2014 and according to the Independent, the French full-back will be offered the chance to extend his stay at Old Trafford as the search for his long-term successor continues.
Kieran Gibbs has given beleaguered Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger a much needed boost after he returned to training yesterday.
The full-back hasn’t played since January but could feature against Bayern Munich next week.
Javi Garcia believes Manchester City are still capable of overhauling Manchester United in the race for the Premier League title.
City sit 12 points behind their rivals, but Garcia believes there are still enough games left to turn things around.
Javier Mascherano has urged Barcelona to come together and secure the win they need over AC Milan to progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
The Catalan club trail 2-0 from the first leg, and Mascherano says they need to put their recent poor form behind them and qualify in honour of absent coach Tito VIlanova.