Arsenal’s  chief executive  Ivan Gazidis  shakes hands with Mikel Arteta: Gazidis was among the  chief executives who had met to debate changes to the Champions League. Photograph: David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

The Premier League’s so-called “big five” clubs have admitted meeting to debate changes to the Champions League, amid febrile discussion across Europ(...)

Ed Woodward, the executive vice-chairman at Old Trafford, the Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck, Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis, City chief executive Ferran Soriano and Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre were all seen leaving a meeting with American billionaire Stephen Ross. Photograph: PA

The Premier League’s so-called “big five clubs” are coming under pressure to explain why their representatives were seen leaving a meeting with the Am(...)

Arsene Wenger has moved to defend the ticket prices at Arsenal despite them being the most expensive in the Premier League. Photograph: Reuters

Arsene Wenger has defended the cost of tickets at Arsenal, insisting the board are keen to make them “more affordable” to fans. The BBC’s ‘Price of Fo(...)

 A banner showing support for Ryan Giggs during the  Premier League match between Manchester United and Norwich City at Old Trafford. Manchester United  paid €87 million in interest and other finance costs in 2012-13.  Photo:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty

Premier League clubs paid their players and other staff a record €2.19 billion in 2012-13, up 11 per cent on the previous year, according to a review (...)

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis (left) is confident that  manager Arsene Wenger will sign a new contract to remain at the Emirates Stadium.  Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is confident Arsene Wenger will sign a new contract to remain at the Emirates Stadium.The 64-year-old’s current d(...)

Liam Brady will step down as the head of the  Arsenal youth  academy after 18 years at the end of this season. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hailed Liam Brady’s contribution as academy director at the club as “outstanding” as the former Gunners midfielder p(...)

Arsene Wenger has indicated a readiness to extend his Arsenal contract, saying there ought to be no complications in reaching an agreement

Arsene Wenger has indicated a readiness to extend his Arsenal contract, saying there ought to be no complications in reaching an agreement. The manage(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger reacts towards the fourth official during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters.

Offering manager Arsene Wenger a new contract would be “inappropriate” at the moment, the Arsenal Supporters’ Trust (AST) has said.The Frenchman has (...)

Tottenham’s Wales international  Gareth Bale adorns a billboard in Times Square, New York City. Photograph:  D Dipasupil/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger believes that Real Madrid’s world record move for Gareth Bale stands to make a mockery of the incoming financial fair play regulations a(...)

Former France manager is to take over at Paris Saint-Germain. Photograph: Mal Langsdon/Reuters

Paris Saint-Germain believe they have concluded their search for a new manager with the appointment of Laurent Blanc on a two-year contract. The move (...)