Groundskeeping: Tuesday Morning Roundup

Mike Hewitt

Your daily round-up of the world of football (soccer), from a fantasy manager point-of-view.

English Premier League

We start with a glut of Arsenal, and Arsenal-related injury news:

Just released...

Four changes to squad for Bayern game | News Archive | News | Arsenal.com

Lukasz Fabianski, Abou Diaby, Andrey Arshavin and Kieran Gibbs have all been included in the 18-man group for the Champions League last-16 second leg at Allianz Arena. Jack Wilshere and Lukas Podolski (both ankle) have been left out, while Wojciech Szczesny has been rested.

The news here is that Podolski is also injured. No word on the severity yet.

BBC Sport - Ryo Miyaichi to miss rest of Wigan season, says Roberto Martinez

Wigan boss Roberto Mancini expects on-loan Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi to miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury.

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere out for three weeks with ankle injury - SBNation.com

Jack Wilshere will miss Arsenal's game against Bayern Munich and both of England's upcoming World Cup qualifiers, Arsene Wenger has revealed.

Team News: Gibbs, Wilshere, Diaby, Sagna

Kieran Gibbs... He is back in the squad, yes. Sagna is not available, Diaby is back in the squad.

It will be interesting to see who of Gibbs and Monreal starts for Arsenal in the league. Or if one of the two can swap flanks.

Club Statement

Reading Football Club has announced today the departure of Manager Brian McDermott. Owner Anton Zingarevich wishes to place on record his thanks to Brian who had achieved great success with the club since taking over as Manager in December 2009.

Fergie gets it wrong, Barca's test, Juve's title, more - ESPN FC

Major League Soccer

MLS scores: Canadian sweep highlights a league that has reached new heights - SBNation.com

All three Canadian teams won on the same weekend for the first time as MLS continues to show signs of a league that is better than it has ever been.

MLS: 5 things we learned in week two | Sport | guardian.co.uk

Canadian teams top both conferences for first time; Chivas beat poor Dallas side but problems remain

MLS Fantasy: Unlikely candidates fight their way on the Dream Team in Round 2 | MLSsoccer.com

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