OTD - 28 August

11 Jun 2018
2010: Raul Meireles joins Liverpool

Signed from Porto, Raul Meireles spent the 2010/11 season at Anfield.

The Portuguese midfielder, whose debut came in mid-September, made 34 Premier League appearances during the campaign while scoring five times in six top-flight matches between January and February.

He moved on to Chelsea in August 2011.

Raul Meireles signs for Liverpool
Raul Meireles poses with his new shirt as he is introduced to the Anfield crowd
2011: Manchester United 8-2 Arsenal

Manchester United inflicted Arsenal's heaviest defeat since 1896 after beating them 8-2 at Old Trafford.

Wayne Rooney hit a hat-trick and Ashley Young scored twice, while Danny Welbeck, Nani and Park Ji-Sung were also on target for the hosts.

Theo Walcott and Robin van Persie struck for Arsenal but it was a tough day for Arsene Wenger's side, who lost Carl Jenkinson to a second booking 13 minutes from time.

Man Utd, who maintained their perfect start to the season with a third win from three fixtures, climbed to the top of the table after overtaking Manchester City on goal difference.

Arsenal dropped to 17th place with one point from a possible nine.

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