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Arsenal 'target' Nuri Sahin free to leave Real Madrid says Jose Mourinho

Arsenal target Nuri Sahin has been told by Jose Mourinho that he can leave Real Madrid.

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New arrivals will see Arsenal challenge for silverware says Wojciech Szczesny

Wojciech Szczesny insists Arsenal will be better placed to win silverware next season following the arrival of Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud.

Learning curve: Theo Walcott applauds supporters after his match-winning cameo against Sweden, when he scored his fourth England goal

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Six years after his surprise call-up, the Arsenal winger has come of age

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Arsenal forward Andrei Arshavin will wait until after Euro 2012 before deciding where his future lies.

From Pasty Tax to Bubbly Tax: After a strange week in the news it wouldn't be at all surprising if readers fell for this Daily Mail effort. It claims: 'The Government is planning to mitigate the damage caused by adding VAT to pasties by introducing a new ‘green’ tax on chilled champagne.' - and quotes, amongst others 'Frank Beers', MP for Theakston South...

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Lukas Podolski tight-lipped over possible move to Arsenal

Cologne striker Lukas Podolski refused to comment on a possible move to Arsenal this summer after earning his side a point in a 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim.

‘The fact we have never been in this position is a credit to me’

Wenger will rethink his spending if Arsenal miss top-four spot

Arsène Wenger has indicated he will review his transfer policy this summer if Arsenal fail to finish in the top four for the first time in his 16-year reign at the club.

Joey Barton backs a children's reading campaign

Barton advises children to get their teeth into Dracula

Joey Barton's love of Bram Stoker's Dracula and Paul Scharner's recommendation of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas stand out in a list of Premier League footballers' favoured reads. The recommendations – which cover a children's book as well as a read for adults, leading Theo Walcott to recommend T.J. and the Hat-Trick, by... Theo Walcott – have been made as part of the Premier League Reading Stars programme.

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Roberto Mancini urges Edin Dzek to improve heading prowess

Roberto Mancini wants Edin Dzeko to become Manchester City's head boy.

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain denies reports he wants to leave Arsenal

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has denied reports that he wants to leave Arsenal.

By the look on his face, he can’t believe it either, but on his return to Arsenal after five years away, Thierry Henry provided the va-va-voom last night with the winning goal against Leeds – after just 10 minutes on the pitch

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Thierry Henry has warned Arsenal fans not to expect him to win every game he plays single-handedly after making a dream return to his old club.

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Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin has signed a new "long-term" contract, the club announced today.

Being dropped was 'worst moment' says Wolves captain Roger Johnson

Wolves skipper Roger Johnson has admitted being axed from the side earlier this month was "the worst moment" of his career.

Arsenal's planned Boxing Day home match against Wolves has been put back 24 hours to December 27

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