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The Gunners play Coventry in the fourth round of the competition

Mikel Arteta has backed the Arsenal squad to cope with the pressure of a title challenge

Arsenal 2 Cardiff City 0: Mikel Arteta claims Gunners can handle the pressure and expectation that comes with a title charge

The Gunners vice-captain was speaking after the late 2-0 victory over the Bluebirds in which he claims the squad can deal with the pressure over the rest of the season

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata remains a transfer target for Arsenal

Transfer news: Arsenal still have hopes of signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata on loan

Real manager Carlo Ancelotti has said that no one will leave the Santiago Bernabeu this January but Arsene Wenger still believes he can lure the Spaniard to the Emirates

Theo Walcott celebrates after giving Arsenal the lead in their 3-1 win over West Ham

West Ham 1 Arsenal 3 match report: Theo Walcott calms Arsene Wenger fears as Arsenal come back to win

Cole gave Hammers the lead with Arsenal string a fourth-straight match without a win in the face before Walcott and Podolski sent them back to the top

Transfer news: Arsenal face battle to sign Auxerre striker Paul-Georges Ntep - reports

Roma also interested in young striking star

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is reported to have turned down the chance to open talks over a new contract

Transfer news: Wayne Rooney sparks Manchester United exit rumours after rejecting new contract talks - reports

Chelsea made two offers for the striker in the summer while there is also interest from Real Madrid and Arsenal, with reports suggesting that he has turned down the chance to negotiate an extension

Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud admits it felt 'strange' to be on the Arsenal bench, but accepts rotation policy

Striker admits he was frustrated to not be included in the starting XI against Hull in midweek

Everton players celebrate their win over Manchester United after Bryan Oviedo's (C) late winner

Arsenal v Everton: Mikel Arteta happy for Everton but can't wait to get one over them in Premier League clash

Arteta has praised Toffees boss Roberto Martinez and admits they deserve their fifth place standing

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has been given a caution after being arrested on suspicion of criminal damage

Utilising squad vital to Arsenal hopes of winning the Premier League title, says Mikel Arteta

Nicklas Bendtner scored on his first Premier League start of the season last night

Olivier Giroud after scoring Arsenal's second goal

Arsenal 2 Hull City 0: Do the Gunners even need to sign a striker in January?

Wenger tried to bring Suarez and Higuain to the Emirates this summer, but with his midfielders in fine goalscoring form he may wish to strengthen elsewhere if at all following an impressive start to the season

David Moyes must at least ensure that Manchester United qualify for next season's Champions League
Jose Mourinho (L) and Arsene Wenger (R) have refused to rule out David Moyes' (C) Manchester United out of the title race

Everton defeat does not rule Manchester United out of the Premier League title race, claim Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho

The managers of Arsenal and Chelsea respectively deny that David Moyes' side cannot retain the title despite falling 12 points behind the Gunners

Arsene Wenger has urged his team to continue their winning habits after seeing Manchester United succumb to a 1-0 defeat to Everton

Manchester United remain in the Premier League title race, insists Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

The Gunners' boss has urged his side to keep up their winning habits after stretching lead over the reigning champions to 12 points

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 5 December 2013

Misery for Moyes against old club as Suarez hits four

Mikel Arteta, Theo Walcott and Mesut Ozil at training

Arsenal v Southampton: Theo Walcott return boosts Arsenal’s attacking options

Wenger believes side can win the league without an addition

Arsenal could revive their interest in Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema in January

Transfer news: Arsenal could revive interest in Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema as France international considers London move - reports

Benzema rejected a move away from Spain in the summer but is said to be considering his options as he continues to receive a poor reception from the Real Madrid fans

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