Szczesny: I'm a bit bonkers but I'm also confident

Arsenal's young goalkeeper is outspoken but he's made his most telling statements of late on the pitch

Arsenal goalkeeper James Shea signs new deal

Arsenal have confirmed young goalkeeper James Shea has signed a new contract.

Cesc Fabregas target of 'witch hunt' says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger today claimed Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was the subject of a witch hunt.

Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski to miss rest of season

Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski will miss the rest of the season as he requires surgery on a damaged shoulder.

Cesc Fabregas avoids punishment over referee rant

Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas was today in the clear after the Football Association revealed referee Lee Mason made no special mention of the episode which left David Moyes raging at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger points to importance of Arsenal home form

Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal cannot afford any more below-par performances at Emirates Stadium if his men are to last the distance in the Barclays Premier League title race.

Bendtner: February will prove to be crunch month for Arsenal

Nicklas Bendtner has described February as being the "decisive month" in Arsenal's season, starting with tonight's Premier League game at home to Everton.

Bendtner: February big month for Arsenal

Nicklas Bendtner admits Arsenal are now facing a month of games which could make or break their season.

Arsenal confirm Wojciech Szczesny is 'Arsenal No 1'

Arsene Wenger today confirmed Wojciech Szczesny is Arsenal's "number one" but challenged fit-again Manuel Almunia to reclaim the role - starting against Huddersfield in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Gibbs backs skipper Fabregas

Kieran Gibbs has backed Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas' leadership qualities, insisting the 23-year-old has a wise head on young shoulders.



Arsenal must be 'switched on' against Leeds says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal must be "switched on" from the moment they step out in front of 40,000 fans at Elland Road tonight - or face being dumped out of the FA Cup.

Ramsey ready for FA Cup return

Aaron Ramsey could start his first Arsenal match in 11 months tonight in the FA Cup at Elland Road. Ramsey has only played for Nottingham Forest on loan since breaking his leg at Stoke City last season, but he is back at Arsenal and in line to face Leeds.

FA Cup replay 'vital' to Arsenal says Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie feels it is "vital" Arsenal come through their FA Cup replay against Leeds at Elland Road tomorrow night - whatever side manager Arsene Wenger sends out at Elland Road.

Wenger looks to Upson for temporary security

Arsene Wenger has not ruled out the possibility of a short-term deal for the former Arsenal defender Matthew Upson to solve his defensive crisis after another shaky performance from Laurent Koscielny and Johan Djourou in the 1-0 defeat to Ipswich Town in the Carling Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

Arsenal say Manuel Almunia could leave

Arsene Wenger has confirmed there is a "small chance" Manuel Almunia could leave Arsenal during the January transfer window.

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