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

Callum McManaman celebrates Wigan’s FA Cup victory on Saturday

Wigan forward Callum McManaman set to be rewarded for fine form with England call-up

Hodgson will watch Wigan winger tonight as he and Pearce mull over summer squads

Wojciech Szczesny made an important save for Arsenal

Queen's Park Rangers 0 Arsenal 1 match report: Walcott and Arsenal maturing ruthlessly

Arsenal have always had the reputation of not matching their pretty football with ruthless efficiency when it mattered. That may have changed this season and on Saturday they continued their grind towards Champions League football.

Arséne Wenger now has a core of young English players

Arsenal are helping the English game, says Arsène Wenger

Gunners boss now has a core of young English players

Clockwise from top left: Abou Diaby, Lukasz Fabianski, Gervinho and Andre Arshavin

Bayern Munich v Arsenal: Arsene Wenger to ring changes - could these players rescue the Gunners' Champions League hopes?

Goalkeeper Szczesny rested, Wilshere, Sagna, Podolski out with 3-1 deficit to overturn in Munich

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<b>Hugo Lloris:</b> One second-half fumble aside, his handling and positioning were solid and he could do little about the goal. <b>7/10</b>
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<b>Kyle Walker:</b> Kept busy throughout and was rarely able to attack as a consequence, but he stuck to his task with diligence. <b>6</b>
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<b>Michael Dawson: </b>His passing is not always as smart as it could be but there are few more determined centre-backs. <b>7</b>
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<b>Jan Vertonghen (pictured):</b> Outstanding display. Strong in the tackle, calm in possession and made several decisive interventions. <b>9</b>
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<b>Benoit Assou-Ekotto:</b> Generally able to keep Walcott quiet. One cross should have resulted in a goal for Bale. <b>7</b>

Tottenham v Arsenal: Player ratings

Man-for-man marking from White Hart Lane

Gareth Bale

Who is the Premier League player of the season so far? The results

We asked you who the player of the season so far was

Gareth Bale celebrates his winner against West Ham

The Debate: Who is the player of the season so far?

Is Gareth Bale the leading contender to be named player of the season? What about Robin van Persie or Luis Suarez? Has Michu done enough in his first season in the Premier League or is the returning Jack Wilshere this season's stand out player? Let us know by taking part in our poll.

Rover and out: Gervinho shows his frustration after missing a glorious chance for Arsenal during their surprise 1-0 FA Cup fifth-round defeat against Blackburn Rovers at Emirates Stadium yesterday

Arsène Wenger's new low as Blackburn knock Arsenal out of FA Cup

Shock result means Gunners must beat Bayern to avoid ninth barren season

Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen hopes to get off Arsenal's long injury list ahead of Bayern Munich match

Jenkinson's red card against Sunderland adds to Wenger's defensive problems

Santi Cazorla celebrates his goal for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger issues Tottenham with warning over Champions League qualification

Arsenal currently trail their north London neigbours

Neymar (left) was outplayed by Jack Wilshere at Wembley

Kevin Garside: Let's play like England, with nothing to fear but fear itself

Until recently the the country was oppressed by inferiority; not now

Jack Wilshere celebrates after eventually putting Arsenal ahead

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill wary of in-form Jack Wilshere ahead of Arsenal visit

The Gunners travel to Wearside this weekend

Wayne Rooney celebrates his goal with Glen Johnson

Wayne Rooney attempts to put victory over Brazil in perspective

Striker more concerned by World Cup qualifiers

Roy Hodgson is the first England manager for 23 years to beat Brazil

Roy Hodgson warns Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard not to move to LA Galaxy

Lampard is out of contract at the end of the season

The England U21 manager condemned short-termism by clubs

Stuart Pearce anger over clubs who 'resist' U21 call-ups

Stuart Pearce has warned England’s finest young players that they risk damaging their careers if they think that lying on a beach would be preferable to participating in the European Under-21 Championship this summer.

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