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Victor Wanyama insists Tottenham have eyes on bigger prizes than finishing ahead of rivals Arsenal in the Premier League.

 

Spurs secured a 2-0 win in the north London derby at White Hart Lane on Sunday and are guaranteed to finish ahead of the Gunners in the league for the first time in 21 years.

 

Mauricio Pochettino's side are sat just four points behind leaders Chelsea after a nine-match winning streak in the top flight, and Wanyama insists the win over Arsenal was nothing unexpected.

Jose Mourinho has convinced many Manchester United fans that he is defying the odds but is it really true? Adam Bate on why the manager's media machinations work...

 

Prime Minister Theresa May has been derided for the incessant use of slogans since the launch of her election campaign. However, as with Donald Trump and his insistence on the adjective - from 'crooked Hillary' to 'crazy Bernie' - that doesn't necessarily mean it won't work. Repetition, even repetition that might not stand up to real scrutiny, resonates.

 

 

United's home misery

How does Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford record compare to his predecessors? A look at the numbers.

It's a trope that's as old as literature itself. Homer's Iliad, widely regarded as the earliest work in the Western literary tradition, began life as an oral poem passed down through the generations. Hence the recurring epithets. Odysseus was resourceful. Achilles was swift-footed and Ajax was mighty. The messages are hammered home so often that they stick.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has agreed to join Paris Saint-Germain from Borussia Dortmund in a deal believed to be worth £61m.

The 27-year-old striker will join the French giants this summer after signing up to £8.75m-per-year wages and a £5m signing-on fee.

A Gabon international, Aubameyang has been linked with Europe's biggest clubs, including Liverpool, Man United and Real Madrid, but the French Cup and French League Cup holders appear to have secured his signing.

 

Aubameyang scored 40 goals in all competitions last season, including the winner in the German Cup final, and clinched the Bundesliga Golden Boot with 31 goals, taking his tally to 120 goals in 189 matches in four seasons in Germany.

 

While PSG have also been keen on Alexis Sanchez, they appear to be behind Manchester City and Chelsea in the queue. Most importantly, though, they are also behind Bayern Munich - where Sanchez may be forced to head if Arsenal flatly refuse to sell to a Premier League rival. 

Former England and Arsenal striker, Ian Wright has urged Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru to ignore the critics of his impending move to the London Gunners from Belgian club, KAS Eupen .

Citing his signing with Arsenal in 1991 when he moved to Arsenal in September 1991 for a club record £2.5 million, a transfer deal questioned by many at the club, Ian wright through his twitter handle wants Henry Onyekuru to "silence the critics" with his performance.

 Ian Wright Twitter feed

Report has it that Arsenal has agreed a £6.8 million move with Eupen with only personal terms remaining for the deal to be firmed up.

Cesc Fabregas is totally focused on helping Chelsea win the Premier League and FA Cup

Cesc Fabregas is totally focused on helping Chelsea win the Premier League and FA Cup, despite reports in Italy that AC Milan are trying to sign him.

 

The midfielder has just over two years left on his Blues contract and he is settled and happy in London.

 

He is aware of reports linking him with a move away from Stamford Bridge, but he does not want the speculation to distract him as Chelsea try to win the double for the second time.

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