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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French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

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