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The 20-year-old has played his last game for Atletico Minieiro - if the Gunners can stump up the cash

'It's your right to show the ref that you have been pushed'

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Wenger's leap of faith pays off as Vermaelen walks tall

Arsenal 4 Wigan Athletic 0

Eboué compounds his idiocy by celebrating like Adebayor

Arsenal 4 Wigan Athletic 0

Vermaelen double helps Gunners to victory

Arsenal drew a line under recent controversies by recording a straightforward Barclays Premier League victory against Wigan, helped by Thomas Vermaelen's double.

Arshavin and Van Persie could return for Arsenal

Arsenal could have both Robin van Persie and Russian playmaker Andrey Arshavin available as Arsene Wenger's men look to get their Barclays Premier League campaign back on course against Wigan tomorrow.

Arsenal take heart after comeback win

Arsene Wenger feels Arsenal can take great strength from their 3-2 Champions League victory in Standard Liege, where man-of-the-moment Eduardo completed a remarkable comeback with a late winner.

Eduardo enjoys reprieve to seal Arsenal comeback

Standard Liege 2 Arsenal 3

Eduardo completes Arsenal comeback

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Arsene Wenger puts faith in rookie goalkeeper Vito Mannone

Arsene Wenger hopes rookie goalkeeper Vito Mannone is ready for the "big challenge" of a Champions League debut at Standard Liege tonight.

Wenger forced to rely on Mannone to repel Liege

Vito Mannone will be Arsenal's last line of defence as they embark on their latest quest to lift the Champions League. The rookie goalkeeper, 21, but with only three senior appearances behind him, is pitched into the cauldron of the Stade Maurice Dufrasne as Arsenal's senior goalkeeper, Manuel Almunia, has a chest infection, and regular back-up Lukasz Fabianski is still recovering from a knee operation.

Platini takes Scottish hand off tiller in Uefa shake-up

Former SFA chief Taylor leaves general secretary's role to head up marketing

Wenger fury at Adebayor and Hughes over 'stamp'

Blistering attack by Arsenal manager as Man City striker is charged with violent conduct

David Taylor set for marketing switch

Scottish influence at the heart of UEFA - something criticised by Arsene Wenger during the Eduardo case - is set to diminish after an announcement today that general secretary David Taylor is to head the governing body's new marketing company.

Injury worries for Arsenal

Arsenal must cope without goalkeeper Manuel Almunia, striker Robin van Persie and midfielder Denilson in tomorrow's Champions League opener against Standard Liege.

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