Olivier Giroud

Vietnam 1 Arsenal 7 match report: Olivier Giroud scores hat-trick in pre-season friendly

England under-19 international Chuba Akpom scored a quickfire double in the second half

Jose Mourinho speaks to his Chelsea squad

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The 'Special One' wants to install a winning mentality, starting against Singha All-Stars

Four dead as boat carrying asylum seekers capsizes in Indian Ocean

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Theo Walcott pictured in Vietnam

Theo Walcott demands Arsenal make a strong start to the season

The England winger wants the Gunners to challenge for the Premier League title

Luis Suarez: Despite his wife being settled on Merseyside, wants a move to Real Madrid

Transfer news: Luis Suarez named in Liverpool squad for pre-season tour despite interest from Arsenal

Arsenal have made a £30m bid for the Uruguay international

Arsene Wenger (c) and Ivan Gazidis (r) are greeted as they arrive in Vietnam

Transfer news: Arsene Wenger can't name spectacular Arsenal signing but says they are working on strengthening the squad

Gunners boss didn't confirm anything on Gonzalo Higuain transfer nor any bid for Luis Suarez despite speculation he will move for both strikers

George Graham with the FA Cup in 1993 (Getty Images)

George Graham tells Arsenal to spend big and spend big now

Former manager wants top-quality players brought into the club immediately

Luis Suarez and Gonzalo Higuain

Transfer news: Arsenal could launch £35m bid for Luis Suarez placing questions on Gonzalo Higuain transfer

A move for Suarez could mean the Higuain deal has fallen through as the transfer continues to stall

Indonesia stampede: At least 18 killed after riot caused by local boxer losing a fight leads to mass panic

1,500 people stampeded out the stadium as violence erupted

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Jose Mourinho, left, jokes with Branislav Ivanovic and Frank Lampard, right, after arriving in Bangkok on Friday

Jose Mourinho gives Chelsea's young stars chance to shine

At 2pm, British time, on Wednesday, Jose Mourinho manages the first game of his new regime at Chelsea, nine years after he took the reins at the club for the first time, with the same ambition to win everything, but a different way of going about it.

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Arsene Wenger autographs a book from an Indonesian fan

As Arsenal arrive in Jakarta, Arsene Wenger refuses to discuss new bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez

The Gunners are embarking on their pre-season tour

Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers targets major transfers: 'We've improved the squad - now we must improve the team'

Four players have already arrived at Anfield, but a higher calibre of player is now required

Jack Wilshere

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says a fit Jack Wilshere is like a new signing for Arsenal

The England midfielder has been able to prepare properly for the season

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