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The Wales international was arguably the best player in the Premier League in the first half of the season

Campbell poised to sign for Arsenal

Arsenal have confirmed their former captain Sol Campbell will feature for the reserves at West Ham tonight, with the prospect of re-signing with the Gunners.

Wenger rules out Arsenal player sales

Arsene Wenger will not "destabilise" Arsenal again by allowing any key players to leave.

Diawara warns Marseilles as Milan teach them a lesson

The MarseilleS defender Souleymane Diawara admitted that a difference in experience told in his side's Champions League Group C opener at home with Milan on Tuesday night that ended in a 2-1 win for the visitors.

No time to sell, insists Van Persie

Dutchman insists Arsenal cannot afford to lose big names again this summer

Arsenal surrender gives ammunition to critics

Following Arsenal's early capitulation to Manchester United last Tuesday, text messages from Tottenham supporters were soon doing the rounds: "For sale, 57,000 red and white flags. Only used for seven minutes." At least Chelsea followers got to wave theirs for 93 minutes the next night.

Wenger dismisses Villa title chances

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has written off Aston Villa's Barclays Premier League title challenge - but admits Martin O'Neill's men are a genuine threat to the top four.

Wenger slams referee Graham Poll

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has launched a scathing attack on Graham Poll and has described the former Premier League referee as an embarrassment following comments made this week.

Flamini still reeling from Arsenal exit

Mathieu Flamini reveals Arsenal are still breaking his heart - nearly six months after he left the Emirates Stadium.

Adams enjoys Defoe injury boost

Portsmouth's fears that Jermain Defoe and Lassana Diarra would need surgery have lifted after both players were examined by specialists.

Arsene knows (or maybe he doesn't)

He is revered for his footballing instincts, but many were surprised when Arsène Wenger refused to splash out in the summer. Three months later his young side look increasingly fragile – making today's game against Manchester United a crucial test for the whole club.

Kroenke on board but Arsenal will stay best of British

When the Abu Dhabi United Group were hovering over Premier League clubs, they considered buying Manchester City, Newcastle or Arsenal. City's Thaksin Shinawatra duly rolled over with his legs in the air and Newcastle's Mike Ashley was left cursing, not having had the opportunity to do the same.

Adebayor signs one-year extension to Arsenal deal

Emmanuel Adebayor gave Arsenal their best news of the summer transfer window so far when the striker ended the doubts over his immediate future at the club by agreeing to sign a new deal that will keep him contracted until 2012. After a summer in which Arsène Wenger's squad was at breaking point as Europe's biggest names came after his best young players, the Arsenal manager at last secured the future of one of his main men.

Gilberto move paves way for Arsenal to put in Barry offer

Arsenal expect to be in a position to make an offer for Gareth Barry this week when they finally close the deal to sell their former captain Gilberto Silva to Panathinaikos. The Brazilian is flying to Athens today to sign a three-year deal with the Greek club that should be worth around £5m to Arsenal.

Arsenal close to accepting Barça's £15m deal for Hleb

Barcelona are close to agreeing a deal to sign Arsenal's Alexander Hleb for a fee that could rise to £15m. The Spanish club hope to make an announcement in the next few days with the 27-year-old, who has been offered a four-year contract, being presented, along with rest of the club's summer signings, to the media on Monday.

Euro 2008 in brief: Vieira sets end of week deadline after thigh injury puts place at risk

France captain Patrick Vieira has given himself until the end of this week to prove his fitness for the European Championships. The Internazionale midfielder has been ruled out of France's opening match, against Romania in Zurich on Monday, with a left thigh injury. He was expected to be fit for Les Bleus' final two group games but some are predicting his tournament could be over before it has started. Vieira, who revealed he has a "little tear" in his thigh, knows the next few days will determine whether he can play in Austria and Switzerland. Mathieu Flamini has been called up to train with France's squad and will come in as a replacement if Vieira is forced out.

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