Sport Thierry Henry and Robert Pires are both training with Arsenal but Arsene Wenger insists he won't be making a move to bring them back to the club

Henry is currently training with the Gunners along with Robert Pires but Wenger insists that he will not be making a move to bring the striker back for a third spell with the club

Wojciech Szczesny fouls Gabriel Agbonlahor to give away a penalty

The Independent's £99m plan to restore the lost faith of Arsenal's support

Tim Rich sets out five steps the Gunners could take to restore lost status

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Arsenal to make move for £10m-rated Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet at end of the season

Arsene Wenger ready to install goalkeeper as No 1 ahead of Wojciech Szczesny

Per Mertesacker

Per Mertesacker says Arsenal must focus on Blackburn despite Bayern Munich Champions League tie looming

Arsenal play Blackburn in the FA Cup this weekend

Yann M'Vila

Yann M'Vila reveals interest in Arsenal switch

Yann M'Vila has admitted he would love to join Arsenal.

Marco Reus is attracting interest from Arsenal

Monchengladbach urge Arsenal target Marco Reus to stay

Borussia Monchengladbach coach Lucien Favre has advised midfielder Marco Reus that he would be better off staying where he is than joining Bayern Munich or Arsenal next season.

Jens Lehmann not Schalke bound

Schalke have finally decided not to offer Jens Lehmann a route back to the Bundesliga.

Schalke may move for Jens Lehmann

Schalke are eyeing a possible move for Jens Lehmann as they bid to fill the gap left by Manuel Neuer.

Jens Lehmann hints at extending Arsenal stay

Jens Lehmann has revealed he could remain at Arsenal beyond the end of the current season.

Wenger: Captaining trophy-less Arsenal weighs on Fabregas

Pressure is too much for Spanish 23-year-old claims manager and frustration has taken its toll this season

Schalke match programme makes fun of England penalty woe

Schalke coach Ralf Rangnick might have been saying all the right things ahead of his side's Champions League semi-final with Manchester United tonight - but the Bundesliga outfit have been unable to resist poking fun at the Premier League champions-elect and England in general.

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Arsenal ride their luck to keep title hopes alive

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I'll become stronger after injury, says rising Arsenal star Frimpong

Emmanuel Frimpong intends to return stronger from a serious knee injury to follow Jack Wilshere and force his way into Arsenal's first team next season. The 19-year-old had featured alongside Wilshere in the club's pre-season matches, and produced impressive displays in the Emirates Cup against the Milan and Celtic.

Wenger blames latest slip on 'lack of focus' from Arsenal

Arsene wenger has demanded an improvement from his players in the wake of Saturday's goalless draw at home against Blackburn Rovers. The Premier League title looks to have slipped out of Arsenal's reach, as they have drifted to seven points behind leaders Manchester United. It was their third consecutive league draw, following a stalemate with Sunderland and a 2-2 against West Bromwich Albion.

Arsenal's title hopes fading after home fire goes out

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
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Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
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Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

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This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
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Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee