Monday, April 23, 2012
Arsenal Thomas Vermaelen claims to have no plan of leaving Arsenal, with it his desire to repay the faith shown in him by the club and Arsene Wenger. Aston Villa Aston Villa head coach Alex McLeish hopes striker Gabriel Agbonlahor will be fit to face Bolton, but is less optimistic about James Collins. Blackburn Blackburn boss Steve Kean remains confident his Rovers side can get themselves out of trouble in their final three games of the campaign. Bolton Gretar Steinsson admits Bolton must make the most of their games in hand if they are to drag themselves clear of the Premier League drop zone. Chelsea Striker Didier Drogba looks set to be fit for the second leg of Chelsea's Champions League semi-final versus Barcelona after resuming training. Everton David Moyes branded Everton's performance in the draw with Manchester Utd as 'brilliant' and was pleased to see a positive approach pay off. Fulham Fulham defender Philippe Senderos believes that Fulham could overtake Everton and Liverpool to equal their best Premier League finish of 7th. Liverpool Head coach Kenny Dalglish admitted it was another case of deja vu as he saw Liverpool lose at home to West Brom despite dominating the game. Manchester City Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes his team still have a 'chance' in the title race after beating Wolverhampton at Molineux. Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson admits United have handed initiative back to City and that the Manchester derby next Monday will be vital in the title race. Newcastle United Harry Redknapp has admitted that Newcastle are in a great position to beat Tottenham to fourth place as there is no pressure on the Magpies. Norwich City Norwich City coach Paul Lambert admitted that he is looking forward to the Liverpool clash as he look to bounce back from the Blackburn defeat. Queens Park Rangers QPR head coach Mark Hughes has challenged his team to take their excellent home form on the road when they travel to Chelsea this weekend. Stoke City Stoke boss Tony Pulis has put the blame on defeat at St James' Park on striker Jon Walters who 'could have scored a hat-trick by himself'. Sunderland Defender John O'Shea believes Sunderland deserved more from their draw against Aston Villa, as his side dominated large spells of the game. Swansea City Ashley Williams was pleased with Swansea's performance against Bolton and felt the display had deserved another away win for the collection. Tottenham Harry Redknapp has admitted that Newcastle are in a great position to beat Tottenham to fourth place as there is no pressure on the Magpies. West Brom West Bromwich Albion boss Roy Hodgson has admitted his side rode their luck to register their first win over Liverpool at Anfield in 45 years. Wigan Athletic Wigan Athletic have apparently signed 19 year old Swede Alieu Darbo on a three year contract following his release from French club Le Mans. Wolverhampton Striker Karl Henry has labelled it a 'sad day' for Wolverhampton after their relegation was confirmed following the defeat to Manchester City.