Afternoon Report: October 1

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Napoli manager Rafael Benitez has praised Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger as 'the best coach in the Premier League'.

The pair meet on Tuesday evening as Arsenal host Napoli in the Champions League.

Cesc Fabregas believes Barcelona teammate Neymar is destined to establish himself as one of the best players of all time.

Neymar was a €50 million summer acquisition from Santos, and Fabregas expects the young Brazilian to become a superstar with Barcelona.

Frank Lampard has hailed the depth of Chelsea's squad, and believes the club are capable to achieving further success this season under new manager Jose Mourinho.

Lampard, though, says it is important that the players buy into the 'bold' ideas of the Portuguese coach.

Sir Bobby Charlton claims Manchester United are 'very fortunate' to have David Moyes as their manager.

Moyes has endured a testing start to his reign at Old Trafford, but Charlton believes the Premier League champions have the right man at the helm.

Former Real Madrid manager Fabio Capello has urged fans to be patient with Carlo Ancelotti and Gareth Bale.

Both Ancelotti and Bale joined Madrid in the summer, and Capello says both must be given time to settle at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Finally, Galatasaray have moved to appoint former Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini as a replacement for Fatih Terim.

Mancini had been out of work since he was sacked by City at the end of last season.

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