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Afternoon Report: March 14

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness branded the Bundesliga leaders 'rubbish' after their 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday.

An impressive Arsenal levelled the tie at 3-3 thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny, but Bayern scraped through courtesy of their three away goals from the first leg.

Manchester United winger Nani is determined to prove his value to the club by leading them to a Premier League and FA Cup double this season.

Nani has been linked with a transfer away from Old Trafford, but wants to show Sir Alex Ferguson he deserves to stay with the club.

Tottenham will reportedly try to sign Joao Moutinho again this summer, after the midfielder informed Porto he wants to leave at the end of the season.

Spurs almost signed Moutinho last August after agreeing a fee for his signature, but the deal fell through on deadline day.

Manchester City target Stevan Jovetic does not want a new release clause written into his contract with Fiorentina, according to the agent of the Montenegrin.

Jovetic's current buyout clause is €30 million, but Fiorentina want to negotiate a higher fee.

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta is unconcerned by a potential fixture pile-up as the season reaches the business end.

Chelsea's involvement in Europe and the FA Cup has resulted in a number of games being moved to accommodate their commitments.

Tito Vilanova is expected to return as Barcelona manager on March 25th, after three months away from the dugout.

Vilanova has been recuperating in New York after suffering a relapse in his battle to overcome cancer.

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