Nasri magic fills Arsenal with cheer

Birmingham City 0 Arsenal 3: Generous refereeing helps Gunners quell Birmingham resistance before Frenchman casts his spell

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal must communicate better

Arsene Wenger has warned his defenders that they need to communicate better if Arsenal are to stay in the title hunt.

Samir Nasri named French footballer of the year

Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri has been voted French player of the year by France Football magazine.

Man United recovery no suprise to Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand insists Manchester United's rapid rise up the Premier League has not taken him by surprise.

United don't scare us any more, says Nasri

Frenchman insists Evra's gibes merely give Arsenal added motivation

Patrice Evra labels Arsenal a 'training centre'

Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has mocked Arsenal for their lack of recent success and branded them nothing more than a "training centre".

Arsenal greater threat to Manchester United than Chelsea says Nani

Manchester United winger Nani views Arsenal as a bigger title threat than Chelsea this season.

Arsenal look to extend Samir Nasri contract

Arsene Wenger maintains Samir Nasri has all the qualities to follow Thierry Henry and become Footballer of the Year - so long as he continues to help drive Arsenal towards collective success.

We have the spirit for a title fight, claims Wenger

Arsenal 2 Fulham 1

Hold The Back Page: 04/12/2010

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Japanese teenager lines up with Messi for shot at goal award

Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben are battling with a Japanese teenager and a Swedish second division player for Fifa's goal of the year award.

Samir Nasri optimistic on Arsenal's title chances

Samir Nasri is optimistic that it could be Arsenal's turn to win the Barclays Premier League title after a weekend of favourable results for the Gunners.

Song's high note sounds little off key to Wenger

Arsenal 1 West Ham United 0

Wenger seeks patience after Wilshere blots great display

Arsenal 2 Birmingham City 1

City are 'under siege' over De Jong tackle

Manchester City officials were angry last night that Newcastle United had written to the Football Association complaining about Nigel de Jong's leg-breaking tackle on Hatem Ben Arfa, claiming that the two clubs' staff met amicably after the match on Sunday when no reservations were raised by Newcastle over the incident.

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