When Arsenal play AC Milan in the Europa League last 16 first-leg at the San Siro it will be the fourth time the Gunners have faced the Serie A giants in Italy and the seventh time in all so far. Read on to find out how they did in their previous meetings with the Rossoneri.
For his latest Shakespearean venture, Kenneth Branagh has produced a panting paean to Fellini, with all the cultural nuance of a Simpsons episode. While ravishing, his transposition of the action to 50s Italy is notable more for the fabulous fashions and stylish espresso cups than any great insight into the play.
In the age of social media, viral videos and the seemingly all-pervasive climate of shock and sensation, it is probably worth asking ourselves if we are becoming desensitised to, well, pretty much everything.