Earlier this week Tuttosport's prestigious Golden Boy award was given out to
supposedly the best young player in Europe.Â Mario Balotelli scooped the prize, which is voted on
by journalists from across Europe to recognise the most talented under-21 player on the continent,
beating Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere who came in a close second place.
Former Arsenal defender Gilles Grimandi could be on the verge of becoming the club's next
The 40-year-old, who is currently employed as the Gunners' French-based scout, revealed at the
start of the season that he had begun his relevant coaching badges with a view to managing in the
Yorkshire-born Howard Webb will referee Monday's heavyweights clash between Manchester United
and Arsenal at Old Trafford.
Webb, who famously refereed the summer's FIFA World Cup final, has been involved in a number of
controversies during recent seasons, many of which, coincidentally enough, have occurred at Old
Manchester United left back Patrice Evra has launched another scathing attack on Arsenal ahead
of Monday's crucial Premier League clash between the two heavyweightsÂ at Old Trafford.
The French international, who has previously dubbed Arsene Wenger's team as
"babies" andÂ "shameful",Â suggested that "nobody will remember
them in 10 years time" due to the recent lack ofÂ silverware in the EmiratesÂ Stadium trophy
Arsenal scored two late goals to edge past Serbian side Partizan Belgrade to book their place in
the knock out stages of the Champions League.
Robin van Persie scored the opener from the penalty spot after he was taken down by Marko
Jovanovic, beforeÂ highly-rated striker Cleo netted the equaliser early on in the second half to
silence the home crowd.