Pep Guardiola is expecting a long-ball game from Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. Photograph: EPA

When Arsene Wenger does write that book there will surely be a chapter about his near misses in the transfer market. It is likely to be substantial. (...)

Pep Guardiola  of Bayern Munich talks to a ball girl next to club mascot ‘Berni’ the bear at Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Keepie-uppie in a three-piece suit is never an easy look to pull off, especially if your partner is Berni, a 6ft fluffy bear in red shorts. But after (...)