14
Jan

Gunners set to offer boss new deal?

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According to the English newspaper Daily Star, Arsenal are set to offer manager Arsene Wenger a new contract. The Gunners boss is in his 18th year at the club and the north London club want to extend his tenure.

Elsewhere, Borussia Moenchengladbach’s Dutch striker Luuk De Jong has issued a come-and-get-me plea to Newcastle and Samir Nasri’s dad has blasted Newcastle’s Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa for a ‘spiteful’ tackle that almost ended his son’s World Cup dream.

To read these rumors and the rest of Tuesday’s transfer gossip, click here.

12
Jan

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver agrees to City deal

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Manchester City struck a new catering deal with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

The Barclays Premier League champions announced a partnership with Fabulous Fan Fare, a new venture involving a company of Oliver’s, for the next five years.

Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts and Legends Hospitality, the companies behind the new entity, will take over all aspects of catering at the Etihad Stadium.

The arrangement will begin at the start of next season in August 2013.

City’s chief commercial and operating officer Tom Glick said: “It is our ambition to create a world-class customer experience for everybody who visits the Etihad Stadium.

"We are looking forward to working with these two leading brands as we continue to develop our stadium to achieve this aim."