Evening Report: April 18

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Aaron Ramsey believes he is producing his best form for Arsenal now he is playing in his preferred position of central midfield.

The Wales international was asked to fill a number of roles on the flanks by manager Arsene Wenger earlier in the campaign, but is now back in the Gunners' engine room.

John Terry refused to dwell on losing his place in the Chelsea starting line-up after making his goalscoring return to the team.

The club captain has found himself behind the likes of centre-backs Branislav Ivanovic, David Luiz and Gary Cahill, who is currently injured, in interim boss Rafa Benitez's plans.

Roberto Mancini blamed too many games for Manchester City's lacklustre victory over relegation threatened Wigan at the Ethiad Stadium.

Carlos Tevez struck late on to give the hosts a 1-0 win against unlucky Wigan in their FA Cup final dress rehearsal last night.

Sir Alex Ferguson claims his Manchester United players "played like champions" after twice coming from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at West Ham and move a point closer to the Premier League title.

Robin van Persie's 77th minute equaliser at Upton Park leaves United needing a maximum of six points from the remaining five games to clinch a record 20th English crown.

Michael Dawson insists Tottenham supporters can play a huge part as the players prepare for Sunday's Premier League showdown with Manchester City at White Hart Lane.

The reigning champions have hit form with three-successive league wins and an FA Cup semi-final victory over Chelsea, but Spurs will be looking to add three more points in their charge towards Champions League qualification.

And finally, Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has confirmed that he will stand for re-election in 2016.

Rosell became president at the Nou Camp in 2010 replacing Joan Laporta and, despite having three years of his current term still to run, has already announced his intention to throw his hat back in the ring.

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