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The Gunners play Coventry in the fourth round of the competition

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Transfer news: Arsenal set to continue search for a new striker after Juventus issue a hands-off warning over Fernando Llorente

Interest remains in Karim Benzema, Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez but hopes of taking Llorente on loan appear to have disappeared

Mesut Ozil cost a club record fee of £42.5m

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The £42.5m signing from Real Madrid says the Premier League is the 'strongest league in the world'

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Gibbs has had a good start to the new season, scoring against Fenerbahce in the Champions League play-off

Capital One Cup: Kieran Gibbs says Arsenal must 'switch on' against West Brom

There is uncertainty over the quality of team Arsene Wenger will put out

Nicklas Bendtner's last game for Arsenal, in August 2011

Capital One Cup: Nicklas Bendtner set to make his Arsenal return against West Brom two years after his last appearance for the Gunners

Striker Olivier Giroud is likely to be rested and Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Bendtner has a chance of playing on Wednesday

Mesut Ozil

Arsene Wenger says success for Arsenal will stem from team work - not just Mesut Ozil

The £43m signing laid on all three goals in the victory over Stoke City

Champions League: Arsenal stretched to the limit ahead of clash with Marseille

Rosicky, Cazorla, Diaby, Podolski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Bendtner, Arteta and Sanogo are all nursing ailments

Olivier Giroud runs towards Mesut Ozil after opening the scoring for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud calms fears he will miss Marseille match as Arsenal injury concerns worsen with news of Santi Cazorla absence

Giroud limped out of the 3-1 victory over Sunderland while Cazorla has been ruled out for a month with an ankle injury

England’s Theo Walcott goes down under a tackle in Kiev

Arsenal manager waits on injury news concerning Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey and Tomas Rosicky

International break may have taken toll on Arsenal midfielders

Demba Ba and Jose Mourinho

Transfer news: Mesut Ozil turns Arsenal into genuine title contenders despite Demba Ba deadline day deal collapse

Jose Mourinho worked with Ozil at Real Madrid and recognised that there is no other player quite like the German attacking midfielder

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Theo Walcott demands Arsenal make a strong start to the season

The England winger wants the Gunners to challenge for the Premier League title

Theo Walcott during Arsenal's pre-season training

Theo Walcott issues the challenge to Arsenal squad to hit the ground running

England winger wants squad to continue good form ahead of Premier League title challenge

Nicklas Bendtner

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner in 'final talks' over Frankfurt switch

The Denmark international has spent the past couple of seasons out on loan

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