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“I’ll go there and of course I’ll enjoy it, but I’m not thinking about all the surroundings, I’m thinking about my team. We need to go out there, enjoy it and play the best we can against the best club in the world.”

Solskjaer began life at Cardiff with an FA Cup win at Newcastle at the start of the month, but has lost both of his Premier League games in charge of the Welsh club - against West Ham and Manchester City.

Cardiff is last on goal difference.

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HANGING IN THERE

Manchester City and Chelsea have found their top gear in recent weeks in the Premier League, but Arsenal is still out in front with 16 games remaining.

Arsene Wenger’s sides have been famous down the years for their silky passing and attacking style, yet it is gritty defensive work that is the platform for Arsenal’s charge for the title.

Since losing 6-3 to Man City on Dec. 14, Arsenal has kept six clean sheets in eight matches - seven of which have resulted in wins.

“If you look at successful Arsenal sides of the past, they have all been built on a strong back four and a good goalkeeper,” Arsenal right back Carl Jenkinson said. “It is important we have that as a building block.”

Arsenal holds a one-point lead over City, and is two clear of Chelsea, ahead of a match at Southampton.

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RED-HOT AGUERO

Maybe the golden boot in the Premier League isn’t sewn up, after all.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been in unstoppable scoring form this season with 22 goals in just 17 games, leaving many to predict that the Uruguay international will easily finish the season as the division’s top scorer.

Sergio Aguero may have something to say about that.

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