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Video: Jack de Menezes and Tom Sheen look ahead to Arsenal's crucial tie against Borussia Dortmund

Per Mertesacker made his feelings clear with Mesut Ozil

Manchester City 6 Arsenal 3: Six goals... but City are no better than Everton or Southampton, claims Arsene Wenger

Wenger makes the rather surprising revelation after his team fell apart on the pitch

Olivier Giroud will start for Arsenal against Everton

Arsenal v Everton: Olivier Giroud returns for the Gunners in place of Nicklas Bendtner

Frenchman has scored 10 goals for Arsene Wenger's team this season

Julian Draxler

Transfer news: Arsenal and Manchester United target Julian Draxler rules out switch in January

However the Germany international has not ruled out a summer move to the Premier League

England midfielder Frank Lampard

England v Chile: Frank Lampard confirmed as captain in absence of Steven Gerrard

The Chelsea midfielder will lead out the side at Wembley on Friday

Southampton duo Adam Lallana and Jay Rodriguez have received a call-up to the England squad for the friendlies against Chile and Germany

England squad: Southampton's Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana called up by Roy Hodgson to face Chile and Germany

Pair join fellow Saint Rickie Lambert for the friendlies

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 5 November 2013

Concussed players should by law be taken off, says PFA

The Sport Matrix: Monday 4 November 2013

Mackay lavishes praise on Caulker as Cardiff triumph

The Sport Matrix: Friday 1 November 2013

Lancaster calls for England to impress in ‘defining year’

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 31 October 2013

Uefa criticised as CSKA sanctioned for racial abuse

The Sport Matrix: Wednesday 30 October 2013

Chelsea cruise as Mourinho beats Wenger yet again

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 29 October 2013

Wenger claims  Mourinho rivalry has calmed

The Sport Matrix: Monday 28 October 2013

Pellegrini upset as Jose celebrates Torres’ late winner

The Sport Matrix: Friday 25 October 2013

Touré team-mate says City player is ‘exaggerating’

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 22 October 2013

Mourinho: Eto’o did not cheat... Cardiff cheated the fans

The Sport Matrix: Monday 21 October 2013

Ferdinand ready to work with Hodgson on FA commission

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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...