Evening report: December 11

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Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal not to take Bradford City lightly in tonight's Capital One Cup quarter-final clash at Valley Parade. (Sky Sports)

The Gunners boss wants a professional display from his players as they pursue a record 15th appearance in the last four of the competition, and is keen to avoid penalties against a side who have won eight successive shoot-outs.

Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar has spoken of the importance of this week's Club World Cup - and says he hopes that the Blues can enjoy success in the tournament. (Sky Sports)

The European champions travelled to Japan full of confidence after Saturday's 3-1 win at Sunderland, and they will face Mexican side Monterrey in Thursday's semi-final.

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini angered senior players with his criticisms of Joe Hart in the dressing room after Sunday's 3-2 defeat to Manchester United. (The Times)

The Italian blamed his goalkeeper for failing to keep out Robin van Persie's stoppage-time free kick during an angry bust-up at the Etihad Stadium.

William Gallas has admitted that Tottenham are not yet ready to contend for a place among the top three of the Premier League. (Sky Sports)

Everton stole fourth place from Spurs at Goodison Park on Sunday after scoring twice in added time to snatch a dramatic 2-1 victory - and the stand-in skipper says the players must battle it out for the fourth and final Champions League place.

And finally, former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, who is currently taking a break from football, would be better suited to Bayern Munich rather than Chelsea or either Manchester club, according to Bayern legend Oliver Kahn. (Bild)

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