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 are optimistic that striker Robin van Persie, captain Cesc Fabregas and winger Theo Walcott could all be fit to face Blackburn Rovers on Saturday, a game the club must win if they are to sustain the pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester United.
Veteran goalkeeper Jens Lehmann faces an anxious wait to see whether he will make a remarkable comeback for Arsenal in the Barclays Premier League this weekend.
Arsene Wenger will be keeping his fingers crossed Arsenal striker Robin van Persie gets lucky and has not suffered another serious injury setback while on international duty with Holland.
Over the last couple of weeks, the world of sport has seen not one, but two stars come out of retirement.
Wojciech Szczesny insists he will return from injury "stronger than ever" as Arsene Wenger weighs up whether to place Arsenal's Barclays Premier League title hopes in the hands of veteran Jens Lehmann.
Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger was last night given a one-match touchline ban by Uefa for his criticism of the Swiss referee Massimo Busacca after Arsenal's Champions League defeat to Barcelona this month.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident returning goalkeeper Jens Lehmann can help to get the best out of Manuel Almunia after the former Germany international officially returned to the club tonight.
Arsenal are to offer former goalkeeper Jens Lehmann a short-term deal to return to the club according to reports.
Arsenal's young goalkeeper is outspoken but he's made his most telling statements of late on the pitch
Arsenal's young goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has had to wait to get his chance as Arsène Wenger's first choice but there was a time when it looked like his career might have been ended by a gruesome training accident that left him with two broken forearms.
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Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann is likely to retire in the summer after confirming he won't be extending his contract at the Mercedes-Benz Arena.
Stuttgart goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has admitted his behaviour over the last 10 days has been "embarrassing", but ruled out taking early retirement.