Future in focus for star managers, Balotelli after weekend around Europe

There was an FA Cup shock that made front-page news, but the biggest story in England continues to revolve around the future of Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager.

It’s been a week for managers above all: a similar tale, though one with more trophies involved, is playing out at Barcelona, whose Champions League defeat might spell the end for Luis Enrique. Bayern Munich needed a late late goal to salvage a point at Hertha Berlin while a return to the bench for Zdenek Zeman helped Pescara to an astonishing first legitimate win of the season. In France, time is ticking on the career of Mario Balotelli who was sent off again for Nice.

Here is what caught our eye Around Europe this weekend:

PREMIER LEAGUE: Conte's success an indicator for Arsenal's decision makers

LA LIGA: Is Luis Enrique's time running out at Barcelona?

BUNDESLIGA: Sparks fly as Bayern needs last-gasp equalizer

LIGUE 1: Balotelli's latest sending off puts Mario under the microscope

SERIE A: Zemanlandia returns to save Pescara

TOP GOALS/PLAYERS: Mitroglu stays hot; a hero for Lincoln City

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