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Wenger changes mind over January shopping

Arsene Wenger yesterday indicated a change of policy concerning the January transfer window, by confirming he is keeping an open mind on whether to bring in new faces in the New Year.

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Denmark coach Morten Olsen admits he will be forced to leave Nicklas Bendtner out of his plans unless the striker is playing regularly for Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger keen to avoid Arsenal trophy 'obsession'

Arsene Wenger has urged his young team not to become obsessed by ending their trophy drought with the Carling Cup - and warned more hard work lays ahead before anyone can dream of Wembley glory.

Van Persie's return fires Arsenal closer to first trophy in five years

Arsenal 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Gunners through to Carling Cup semi-finals

Arsenal 2 Wigan Athletic 0

Arsene Wenger urges respect for William Gallas

Arsene Wenger hopes Arsenal fans show William Gallas the respect he deserves should their former captain face his old club tomorrow - but defended the decision to strip the controversial Frenchman of the armband.

Bacary Sagna declares 'war' on William Gallas

Bacary Sagna today declared war on former Arsenal team-mate William Gallas ahead of Saturday's north London derby.

Baines inspired by Arsenal nightmare

It was the first game of the season. Arsenal had finished the 2008-09 campaign in fourth; Everton were fifth.

Bendtner barge sparks fresh offside debate

Wednesday was not a day to remember for Chris Hughton. After a swirl of speculation over his future, his Newcastle team became the latest to fall victim to the confusion surrounding the offside law, conceding a crucial goal to Arsenal thanks to an intervention from a player who appeared to many to have made his decisive contribution from beyond the last defender.

Pace root of Walcott injury woes says Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that Theo Walcott's pace could be at the root of his injury problems.

Nightmare for Krul as Walcott cuts Newcastle down to size

Newcastle United 0 Arsenal 4

Defeat will improve Manchester City says Hart

Goalkeeper Joe Hart believes Manchester City can only improve after their heavy loss to Arsenal.

Boyata's rush of blood leaves City defenceless against Gunners' guile

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Mancini blames referee after Arsenal stun City

Roberto Mancini claimed last night that referee Mark Clattenburg had got it wrong in his crucial decision to send off Dedryck Boyata in the fifth minute – the moment which turned a match that Arsenal won 3-0 against the 10 men of Manchester City.

Arsenal on verge of 'something special' says Wenger

Arsene Wenger celebrates his 61st birthday today convinced that his young Arsenal squad stand on the verge of "something special".

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