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Evening Report: May 20

Fernando Torres insists Chelsea are not far off challenging for the Premier League title. And the Spain international hopes to improve on his goal tally for next season after hitting 22 in 64 appearances this term.

Former-Manchester City winger Vladimir Weiss could be heading to Sevilla as a replacement for Premier League bound Jesus Navas. Reports claim Manuel Pellegrini has lined up Navas as his first City signing, with Weiss heading to Spain after falling out of favour at Pescara in Serie 'A'.

Arsene Wenger has hailed his 'special' Arsenal squad after a sensational run of form saw them qualify for the Champions League. The Gunners won eight and drew two of their final 10 matches to edge out Tottenham for a top-four finish.

Mousa Dembele admits the Spurs squad are disappointed with their fifth placed finish but insists they'll return better than ever next season. Tottenham finished on 72 points - a Premier League record for the club - but missed out as Arsenal snatched fourth spot with a 1-0 win over Newcastle.

After saying goodbye to Sir Alex Ferguson on Sunday, Michael Carrick wants the Manchester United squad to look forward to the challenges under their new manager. Ferguson bowed out after 1500 games during an emotional send-off at the weekend, but Carrick is now looking to the club's future under David Moyes.

Victor Valdes joined an illustrious group of Barcelona players after making his 500th appearance for the club at the weekend. Only three other players have reached the landmark - Xavi Hernandez, Carles Puyol and Migueli.

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