Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been given 250 hours of community service, a six-month driving ban and a £1000 fine for driving offences.

Tevez was found guilty of driving with no licence and without insurance in March.

Lionel Messi has allayed fears he could face a long spell on the sidelines after picking a hamstring injury by posting an update on his Facebook page.

Messi limped off in Barcelona's 2-2 Champions League draw against Paris Saint Germain last night, but said he would 'return soon' because the problem was not too serious.

Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas says his side must be wary of Basel in the Europa League on Thursday.

Spurs face the Swiss side at the quarter final stage and Villas-Boas says their opponents are capable of causing an upset.

Sir Alex Ferguson says he is still learning to manage Robin van Persie.

Van Persie arrived from Arsenal in the summer, and Ferguson says he needs to time to figure out how best to use the Dutchman.

Chelsea youngster Ryan Bertrand says Ashley Cole is his role model.

Despite the fact both players are fighting for the same position, Betrand said he is still watching and learning from the England man.

And finally Arsenal have confirmed they will face the Indonesia national team in a pre-season friendly when they visit Jakarta as part of their tour of Asia.

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