Wojciech Szczesny says Arsenal retain title ambitions

Wojciech Szczesny insists Arsenal are not about to throw in the towel as they battle to overhaul Manchester United's imposing lead at the top of the Barclays Premier League - and declared the team owe their disappointed fans a response with victory at arch-rivals Tottenham on Wednesday night.

Jens Lehmann appearance gives Arsene Wenger selection headache

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.

Arsenal wait as Robin van Persie suffers injury on international duty

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.

Jens Lehmann concedes two playing for Arsenal reserves

Veteran goalkeeper Jens Lehmann returned to action for Arsenal for the first time in almost three years with a run-out for the reserves today in their 2-1 defeat at Wigan.

Football in Brief: Veteran Lehmann may face Rovers

Jens Lehmann could make his first Arsenal appearance in almost three years in a reserve match at Wigan tonight. The veteran German, 41, came out of retirement earlier this month to ease the Gunners' goalkeeping crisis following injuries to Wojciech Szczesny and Lukasz Fabianski, which left Manuel Almunia as the only fit senior keeper. Manager Arsène Wenger is believed to be considering Lehmann for Saturday's visit of Blackburn.

Lehmann in line for recall after Wenger leaves Almunia hanging

Arsene Wenger revealed Manuel Almunia was left hurt by his blunder in Arsenal's last Premier League outing at West Bromwich Albion but refused to confirm whether he would now axe the Spanish goalkeeper in favour of veteran Jens Lehmann.

Arsene Wenger quiet over Arsenal goalkeeper selection

Arsene Wenger revealed Manuel Almunia was left hurt by his blunder in Arsenal's last Barclays Premier League outing at West Brom - but refused to confirm whether he would now axe the Spanish goalkeeper in favour of veteran Jens Lehmann.

Arsenal confirm return of Jens Lehmann

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 disagree over Johan Djourou injury assessment

Arsenal defender Johan Djourou may yet be able to play again this season, according to the Swiss Football Association.

Jens Lehmann says he can help Arsenal win Premier League title

Jens Lehmann is confident he can help Arsenal win the title as he edges closer to a surprise return to the north London club.

Arsenal's goalkeeper crisis puts Lehmann in line for comeback

Arsenal are set to re-sign their former goalkeeper Jens Lehmann after injury has left Arsène Wenger without Lukasz Fabianski and Wojciech Szczesny. The manager is seeking an experienced alternative to Lehmann's former rival Manuel Almunia.

Jens Lehmann in line for shock return to Arsenal

Arsenal are to offer former goalkeeper Jens Lehmann a short-term deal to return to the club according to reports.

Bob Wilson: I fear Arsenal are the 'nearly team'

Gunners legend says Wenger will never have a side to match Invincibles – but we will miss him when he's gone.

Wenger spreads the 'positive vibes' after lost fortnight

Arsenal manager looks to FA Cup battle with United as a chance for his side to regain momentum

Johan Djourou says Arsenal can bounce back

Johan Djourou insists Arsenal possess the strength of character to respond to their Champions League disappointment and still have plenty of "big things" to look forwards to this season.

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