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Leon Osman believes Steven Gerrard thoroughly deserves to join England's exclusive 100 club

Steven Gerrard deserves to join England's exclusive 100 club, says Leon Osman

Leon Osman believes Steven Gerrard thoroughly deserves to join England's exclusive 100 club.

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager blamed failure to beat Fulham on playing three games in a week

Arsène Wenger alone believes Arsenal can win title now

Arsène Wenger may be in a minority of one at the Emirates by claiming Arsenal can still challenge for the Premier League title. After his side threw away a 2-0 lead to draw 3-3 at home against Fulham, a defiant Wenger insisted that the Gunners – who have made their worst start to a campaign since the 1982-83 season – can still trouble the top of the table: "I feel yes, of course. Yes, why not?"

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Underrated Everton midfielder Leon Osman finally earns first England call

When Leon Osman joins up with Roy Hodgson's England squad for the first time in Manchester on Sunday, he may find he receives a warm welcome from a player he barely knows.

The Liverpool midfielder will become the sixth man to reach 100 caps for England

Steven Gerrard to become an England centurion in Sweden

Steven Gerrard will win his 100th cap when he captains England against Sweden in Stockholm on Wednesday after Roy Hodgson decided against resting his big names for the friendly.

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Patrice Evra warns rivals that Manchester United 'are back'

Patrice Evra has warned rivals that Manchester United “are back” after moving to the top of the Barclays Premier League at the weekend.

Wenger sees Oxlade-Chamberlain as a future central midfielder

Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain faces fitness test ahead of Manchester United trip

Arsenal head to Manchester United tomorrow reporting no fresh injury worries from their thrilling midweek Capital One Cup win at Reading.

Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna

Bacary Sagna may return to bolster Arsenal defence for visit of QPR

Full-back Bacary Sagna could return to the Arsenal squad for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League clash against QPR after recovering from a broken leg.

Ibrahim Afellay celebrates Schalke's second

Steve Bould concerned by jaded Arsenal after second straight defeat

Arsenal assistant manager Steve Bould admitted the Gunners look jaded following their 2-0 Champions League defeat by Schalke at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud on a frustrating opening match

Premier League: Norwich v Arsenal match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Carrow Road

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny missing for Norwich trip

Arsenal will be without defender Laurent Koscielny (back) for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich.

Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson

FA will apply to Fifa for clearance to pick Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson for England

The Football Association will apply to FIFA for clearance to pick Carl Jenkinson in the England squad for next month's friendly with Sweden.

Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna

Bacary Sagna nearing return for Arsenal

Bacary Sagna will not be rushed back into action for Arsenal, but is determined to return stronger from his long injury lay-off.

Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby

Abou Diaby injury blow for Arsenal after midfielder is ruled out for three-weeks

Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby will miss the next three weeks through injury, beginning with tomorrow's Champions League tie against Olympiakos.

Theo Walcott joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2006

Theo Walcott not 'obsessed with money' says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger today defended Theo Walcott by declaring the Arsenal winger is not "obsessed by money".

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