Sport Tomas Rosicky receives treatment after catching a stray elbow off Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor during Arsenal's 2-1 victory

Arsene Wenger confirms he does not know if Rosicky broke his nose in a clash with Gabriel Agbonlahor and also confirms that Nacho Monreal may have broken a metatarsal in his foot

Arsene Wenger was delighted with the way his Arsenal side showed they are 'mentally ready for a fight' in the 2-1 win at Aston Villa

Aston Villa 1 Arsenal 2: Arsene Wenger delighted with victory that demonstrates Gunners are 'mentally ready' for title challenge

Arsenal held on to win despite a nervy final 10 minutes and Wenger has credited his defence for soaking up the Villa pressure

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott makes the ‘2-0’ gesture to Spurs fans as he is carried off

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has become a club legend with his gesture to Tottenham fans, claims Jack Wilshere

Walcott taunted Spurs fans with the scoreline during Saturday's north London derby as he was carried of the Emirates Stadium pitch on a strecther

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott makes the ‘2-0’ gesture to Spurs fans as he is carried off

Transfer news: Arsenal await Theo Walcott scan to decide if they will make moves in January transfer window

Theo Walcott will have a scan on Monday to ascertain the damage done to his knee late in Saturday’s 2-0 derby win over Tottenham. Should the test reveal ligament damage, as Arsène Wenger fears, the Arsenal manager may be forced into the transfer market.

Theo Walcott gestures the scoreline to angry Spurs fans, who threw coins and plastic bottles in the direction of the Arsenal forward

Theo Walcott coin row: Arsenal forward unlikely to face FA action for stretcher incident with Tottenham fans

Midfielder's scoreline gesture as he is carried from the pitch with an injury enrages Spurs supporters towards the end of 2-0 FA Cup defeat

Emmanueal Adebayor was ineffectual in the 2-0 defeat to Arsenal

Arsenal 2 Tottenham 0: Tim Sherwood’s misplaced faith in Emmanuel Adebayor compounds his tactical naivety

The Calvin Report: Former Gunners' striker, like many modern professionals, wants to be pampered like a dowager’s favourite pussy cat

Bacary Sagna has yet to sign a new contract and his present Arsenal deal expires at the end of the season

Frantic festive schedule leaves Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger with an injury crisis

Gunners host Cardiff without Mesut Özil, Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud and Kieran Gibbs

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident his side can deal with the severe test that Newcastle will pose

Newcastle v Arsenal: Arsene Wenger confident despite threat of high-flying Magpies

The Gunners' manager admits Newcastle will be a severe test but feels his team have the freshness to cope with festive run

Theo Walcott celebrates after scoring for Arsenal in their match against West Ham

Premier League: Newcastle vs Arsenal match preview

A look ahead of this week’s fixture at St James’s Park

Olivier Giroud will start for Arsenal against Everton

Arsenal v Everton: Olivier Giroud returns for the Gunners in place of Nicklas Bendtner

Frenchman has scored 10 goals for Arsene Wenger's team this season

Tomas Rosicky doesn't get the headlines but has played a key role in Arsenal's European campaign

Arsenal 2 Marseille 0: Jack Wilshere is on the same path as Aaron Ramsey, but Mesut Ozil needs a goal – or even a rest?

Five things we learned during Arsenal's Champions League victory

Aaron Ramsey trains with Wales on the eve of Finland match, showing his support for Children in Need, but his manager says he was not able to finish the session

Aaron Ramsey injury: Was it the flu, his hamstring, or a mixture of both which ruled him out of Wales' draw with Finland?

But midfielder says he will be back for Arsenal next weekend

Mesut Ozil was disappointing for Arsenal against Manchester United

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil set to be available for Germany games against Italy and England, says coach Joachim Low

Arsenal playmaker joined up with his international team-mates on Wednesday

Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen vows to stay and fight for his place at Arsenal, despite transfer rumours linking the captain with an exit

The Belgian international has struggled to break into the side in 2013

Ramsey got on the end of Giroud's flick-on to nod Arsenal in front

Borussia Dortmund 0 Arsenal 1 match report: Top Guns show true quality in a victory to silence doubters

Aaron Ramsey scores only goal of the game to keep Gunners top of Champions League Group F

Arsene Wenger has warned his Premier League winning side not to 'take a breather'

Arsene Wenger warns his Arsenal side cannot take a 'little breather' in the hunt to end their trophy drought

Big week for the Gunners with trips to Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United

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