Arsene Wenger has revealed contract negotiations with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been put on hold until the summer.
The pair have just over a year remaining on their current deals at Arsenal and both are holding out for parity with the highest-paid Premier League players.
There remains uncertainty over whether Ozil or Sanchez can be tempted into extending their contracts at the Emirates Stadium, with Wenger's own future still unknown.
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According to reports out of Spain, Real Madrid have grabbed Juventus striker Paulo Dybala right from under bitter rivals Barcelona's noses.
The Argentine striker has grown in stature under Allegri, attracting the attention of bith Spanish giants. Dybala scored 23 goals for Juventus last season and has bagged 14 goals this year.
According to various different media outlets, Arsene Wenger is expected to sign the new two-year deal on the table and return as Arsenal manager next season.
Wenger wants to go out as a winner, which is why he is expected to overhaul his squad this summer.
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil , who have both rejected new deals, are expected to be sold as there are doubts over the commitment of the pair and a growing sense that it may be best to sell.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he would prefer to win the Europa League than finish fourth in the Premier League.
United are up to fifth for the first time since September following Sunday' s 3-1 win at Middlesbrough, but now that the Reds there is a growing feeling among the fans that Mourinho's men can go all the way to the final on 24 May, with chants of "Follow, follow, follow, 'cos United are going to Stockholm" ringing around the away end on Teesside.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was the unhappiest of the two managers after watching his side draw 1-1 at Manchester City on Sunday.
The Reds took the lead early in the second half at the Etihad Stadium as Gael Clichy's challenge on Roberto Firmino was penalised and James Milner calmly scored from the spot.
Jose Mourinho heaped praise on his 'magnificent' patched-up side as Manchester United beat Middlesbrough 3-1.
Marouane Fellaini powered home a header to open the scoring before Jesse Lingard doubled the lead just after half time. Rudy Gestede pulled one back for the home side before Antonio Valencia capitalised on a Victor Valdes slip to tap home into an empty net and seal the win.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte revealed he rolled the dice with a formation tweak at Stoke because he was not content to leave the bet365 Stadium with just a draw.
Having started the weekend with a 10-point lead at the Premier League's summit, the Blues were on course for a share of the spoils against the Potters once Willian's free-kick was cancelled out by Jonathan Walters' penalty before half-time.
During Arsenal's 3-1 defeat at West Brom on Saturday, we had dueling banners flying over the stadium. One urging Arsene Wenger to leave the club at the end of the season and another to stay.
The split opinion amongst Arsenal fans on Wenger's, and the clubs future, threatens to overshadow the rest of the season.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is closing ranks as we approach the squeaky bum time of the season, raging about the club's 'many enemies' as he aired his frustration at the daunting fixture list that confronts them between now and the end of the season.
And while there really is no 'enemy' to blame for the pile-up, Mourinho does have a point that the packed schedule will test his squad to the limit.
Pep Guardiola is reportedly planning wholesale changes after Manchester City's defeat in Monaco underlined how old and weak the City squad really is.
According to newspaper reports, Pep wanted seven big signings when he took over last year, but was told that would have to happen over two summer transfer windows and, armed with a £200 million transfer budget, he now expects to sign a host of new players in the coming months.
Jose Mourinho has taken another shot at former mentor Louis van Gaal, claiming that he took over a ‘sad' Manchester United and criticized his predecessor for selling the wrong players.
In an interview with the BBC, Mourinho again took aim at Van Gaal and suggested the club's recruitment fell short until last summer.
If ever a quote summed up the malaise at Arsenal FC, it is Theo Walcott's assertions to England manager Gareth Southgate that he should be in the England squad because he is "one of the leading goalscorers in the league".
Southgate called the Arsenal striker to let him know that he had been left out of Southgate's squad for the friendly with Germany and the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania and Southgate confirmed that Walcott was not impressed with the decision:
'He wasn't chuffed to bits to get the call and I understand that,' Southgate said.
Arsenal's under-fire manager Arsene Wenger has aimed a shot at his detractors, claiming nothing he does is good enough anymore.
The Frenchman has been widely criticized in recent weeks by fans and pundits with the Gunners out of the Champions League and well off the pace in the Premier League title race following another mid-season capitulation.
Paulo Dybala's first-half penalty ensured Juventus reached the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals for the third time in five seasons, seeing off a Porto side who again played more than half the game with ten men.
Two-nil up from their trip to Portugal three weeks ago, Juventus initially looked set to seize the initiative once again, with Dybala twice trying his luck in the opening ten minutes.