Luiz Gustavo can fill the gap left by Alex Song

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The Brazilian can fill the gap left by Alex Song and has qualities which Arsène Wenger will welcome with open arms

Arsenal are believed to be close to signing Bayern Munich midfielder Luiz Gustavo

Transfer news: Arsenal receive transfer boost as Bayern Munich midfielder Luiz Gustavo admits - 'I'd like to play for them'

Arsene Wenger is closing in on his first major signing of the summer with the £14m signing of Brazilian defensive midfielder

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Prom 34 – Kennedy, Palestine Strings, Orchestra of Life

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Gustl Mollath was committed to psychiatric care in 2006

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Pep Guardiola will soon have his very own changing room separate from the rest of the playing squad

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Robert Lewandowski claims to have been 'cheated' by Borussia Dortmund management

The striker was speaking to Polish newspapers when he claimed that promises made by the club have not been maintained

Transfer news: Pep Guardiola rules out any move to bring Chelsea defender David Luiz to Bayern Munich

Guardiola says there is 'not truth to the speculation' but questions still remain over Barcelona's interest

Dortmund’s Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring against Real Madrid

Robert Lewandowski vows to give his all for Borussia Dortmund despite anticipated Bayern Munich move next summer

The Polish striker is in the final year of his contract and will be leaving Dortmund on a free transfer at the end of the season

Thiago Alcantara (r) challenges Sven Bender (l) during the 2013 German Super Cup

Video: Thiago Alcantara may be regretting turning down Manchester United after Pep Guardiola slaps him across the face

Midfielder felt Guardiola's wrath after he witnessed his side concede two goals in as many minutes in the 4-2 German Super Cup defeat to Borussia Dortmund.

Bayern Munich's David Alaba and Mario Mandzukic celebrate their second goal

Bayern Munich 2 Barcelona 0 match report: Pep Guardiola oversees comfortable win over former club

Philipp Lahm opened the scoring in the 14th minute for a strong Bayern side

Risky business: Ryan Bertrand is focusing on his Chelsea career

Ryan Bertrand ready to graft to make it at the Bridge after turning down Liverpool move

Bertrand opts to stay at club he joined as a 15-year-old from Gillingham in hope of being Cole's successor

Thiago Alcantara with Pep Guardiola

Thiago Alcantara reveals why he snubbed Manchester United for Bayern Munich

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