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The youngster has struggled to force his way into the Sunderland picture this term

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The Gunners 2011 defeat was the start of a run of poor form that cost them the Premier League title and Nasri acknowledges that victory will provide a massive boost for the rest of the season

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Gus Poyet’s early learning curve as a Premier League manager was steep, teaching him within a fortnight of moving in at Sunderland in October how much more important it was to have beaten Newcastle in his second match than merely losing 4-0 at Swansea in his first.

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Arsenal 4 Sunderland 1 match report: Olivier Giroud returns to inspire the Gunners in Mesut Ozil’s absence

Frenchman, who has missed the last two matches, scores twice as Arsenal run riot in the first half

Mesut Özil’s lacklustre display showed the effects of a busy run of games since Christmas

Arsenal v Sunderland: Mesut Ozil left out of Gunners squad after midweek penalty heartache

Ozil's saved penalty attempt against Bayern Munich looked to severely affect his confidence and Wenger had hinted at leaving the £42.5m man out this weekend

Eden Hazard celebrates his hat-trick for Chelsea in the win over Newcastle earlier this month

Premier League preview: A statistical look at all this weekend's games, including Chelsea v Everton, Arsenal v Sunderland, Mancheter City v Stoke City, Crystal Palace v Manchester United and Liverpool v Swansea City

Providers of the largest online database for detailed football statistics WhoScored.com preview all of the matches in matchround 27 of the Premier League

Arsene Wenger throws the ball back into play during Arsenal's 2-0 defeat against Bayern Munich on Wednesday night

Premier League: Arsenal v Sunderland match preview

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Laurent Koscielny v John O'Shea: Head-to-head analysis ahead of the clash between Arsenal and Sunderland

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The FA Cup

FA Cup quarter-final draw: Arsenal to play Everton in quarter-final

The draw for the quarter-final of the FA Cup has taken place

Gus Poyet would take Premier League survival over a successful FA Cup run with Sunderland

Sunderland 1 Southampton 0: Gus Poyet would take Premier League survival over Cup success as he admits relegation would be 'devastation'

Black Cats manager believes that more fame would come with a cup win but his priority is to keep them in the top flight

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet looks pleased enough with Gardener's opener

Sunderland 1 Southampton 0: Gus Poyet delighted with his side's performance as they show signs of winning mentality he demanded

Craig Gardner's stunning second-half effort saw the Black Cats progress to the sixth round of the FA Cup to continue their strong cup showings this season

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet looks pleased enough with Gardener's opener

Sunderland 1 Southampton 0 match report: Keeping alive the cup dream ends Gus Poyet’s nightmare

Black Cats have appeared a different team in recent weeks as they progress to the FA Cup sixth round to compliment their Capital One Cup final

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Extreme weather conditions force the fixtures to be postponed

Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov falls to the under pressure from Norwich midfielder Alexander Tettey

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