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Sam Allardyce keen after Mathieu Debuchy moved to the Gunners

Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere pose together at Arsenal training

Jack Wilshere returns to Arsenal training three days early as he looks to put criticism over smoking pictures behind him ahead of pivotal season

Wilshere's place in the Arsenal starting line-up could come under serious scrutiny this season and the midfielder faces a battle to prove his future lies at the Emirates

Mathieu Debuchy has signed for Arsenal from Newcastle

Mathieu Debuchy joins Arsenal: Arsene Wenger praises 'perfect' new signing after Frenchman joins Gunners to replace Bacary Sagna

Sagna left on a free transfer to join Manchester City this summer, with Wenger moving to sign his international colleague from Newcastle for £12m

Three new Arsenal shirts each season is now the norm

Arsenal Puma kit: Puma to release three new shirts every season

Arsenal were one of the last Premier League clubs to offer two-year kit cycles

Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini of Arsenal launch the new Puma Arsenal kits at the Puma Store on Carnaby Street

Santi Cazorla 'wants to win the Premier League or Champions League' with Arsenal next season

Spanish midfielder thinks new signings will help team build on FA Cup success

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Mesut Ozil denies giving bonus to children of Gaza but Arsenal star confirms he is funding surgeries for sick Brazilian children

Ozil had reportedly pledged to give his money to young children in Gaza but the World Cup winner took to his Facebook page to clarify the situation

Mathieu Debuchy is on his way to Arsenal

Mathieu Debuchy to Arsenal: Gunners set to confirm £10m signing of defender

Right-back will replace Bacary Sagna who joined Manchester City

Mario Balotelli is being linked with a big-money move to Arsenal

Mario Balotelli transfer latest: Italy striker set to begin season with AC Milan as he'll go on US tour despite links with Arsenal and Liverpool

New manager Filippo Inzaghi has confirmed that Balotelli will be a part of the AC Milan squad that travels to America later this month

Is Sami Khedira's shirt absent on purpose?

Sami Khedira: Have Real Madrid removed midfielder's replica shirt from their club shop?

The midfielder's jersey has been seemingly taken down at the Bernabeu

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Jack Wilshere smoking: Arsene Wenger set to give Wilshere final warning after latest smoking incident but midfielder will not face any action from Arsenal manager

Arsene Wenger is not expected to sanction England midfielder Jack Wilshere after he was spotted smoking for the second time in nine months, but the Arsenal manager is likely to give him a final warning following his controversial trip to Las Vegas.

Alexis Sanchez and his new Arsenal shirt

Alexis Sanchez to Arsenal: A £35m gamble? How Chile players have fared in the Premier League

Chilean success in the Premier League has been few and far between

Alexis Sanchez says he has come to Arsenal to 'win titles'

Alexis Sanchez brings the 'pace and power' Arsenal have been lacking, says Theo Walcott

The England international can't wait to link up with the £35m signing

Andre Marriner sends off Arsenal’s Kieran Gibbs last week in a case of mistaken identity

BT Sport release another advert that hammers Arsenal... days after Gunners fans threaten to cancel subscription to the channel

Advert shows the 6-0 hammering by Chelsea in Arsene Wenger's 1,000th game

Alexis Sanchez has completed a £35m move to Arsenal, the club have confirmed

Alexis Sanchez arrival has Arsenal 'buzzing', reveals Carl Jenkinson

The Chile forward arrived in a £30m deal from Barcelona

Louis van Gaal will want to spend a decent amount of time with United in pre-season

Premier League fixtures 2014/15: Louis van Gaal to begin Manchester United reign on BT Sport

Both BT Sport and Sky Sports have announced their televised matches for the first four months of the season

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