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

Jack Wilshere

Jack Wilshere pictured smoking: Arsene Wenger to 'have a chat' after Arsenal midfielder is pictured holding cigarette outside London nightclub

Wenger says he will 'have a chat' with the England international while a spokesman for the 22-year-old says it was part of a prank with his team-mates

Wenger is hopeful that many of his unavailable players will return after the international break

West Brom v Arsenal: Gunners challenged to keep winning streak going by Arsene Wenger

The Gunners have won their last 10 games in all competitions and Wenger feels that the confidence generated from their run has given them a new belief

Arsene Wenger has praised midfielder Mesut Ozil for his performance against Stoke

Per Mertesacker offers his explanation as to why Mesut Ozil has settled at Arsenal so quickly

The £42.5m signing scored his first goal for the Gunners in midweek against Napoli

Mesut Özil has helped transform Arsenal into a formidable European force once again

Arsenal 2 Napoli 0: Five things learnt in Champions League masterclass at the Emirates

Ozil shines as Wilshere is relegated to the bench for impressive victory

Arsenal set to be boosted by the return of Tomas Rosicky, Santi Cazorla and Lukas Podolski in the coming weeks, confirms Arsene Wenger

The Gunners sit top of the Premier League table despite a lengthy injury list

Nicklas Bendtner is 'an Arsenal boy' and can have a major impact this season, says Arsene Wenger

The striker returned to action for the Gunners in midweek against West Brom in the Capital One Cup

The Arsenal players celebrate following their shootout victory

Capital One Cup: Arsene Wenger undecided whether to use Arsenal youngsters against Chelsea

The Gunners scraped past West Brom on penalties

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

Mesut Ozil poses outside Arsenal's training ground

Mesut Ozil arrives at Arsenal to abate increasing injury problems ahead of Premier League debut against Sunderland

Club-record signing could be thrown straight into the starting line-up having only trained with the Gunners for the first time today

Arsene Wenger has admitted he would like to extend his contract with Arsenal

Arsenal remain relaxed on future of Arsene Wenger despite current deal expiring in the summer

Gunners' boss is in the final year of his contract but the club will not rush into talks over an extension

Arsenal 1 Tottenham Hotspur 0 match report: Olivier Giroud fires Arsenal to derby win

So familiarity need not breed supporters’ contempt. Not the sort of contempt anyway that the Emirates crowd had shown at the opening game of the season against Aston Villa, which after four subsequent victories is slowly becoming no more than a bad memory.

Arsene Wenger not ruling out deadline buys for Arsenal after derby win against Tottenham Hotspur

Manager Arsene Wenger revealed Arsenal could yet spring a “surprise” in the final 24 hours of the transfer window after watching his team beat big-spending Tottenham 1-0 in the north London derby with a first-half goal from Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium.

Kieran Gibbs is mobbed by ecstatic team-mates after putting Arsenal 1-0 against Fenerbahce

Fenerbahce 0 Arsenal 3 match report: Under-fire Gunners reply to their critics in style with impressive Champions League play-off win

It is nights like this that must reaffirm Arsène Wenger’s belief that Arsenal are on the right track

Arsene Wenger pictured during Arsenal's win in Turkey

Fenerbahce 0 Arsenal 3: Arsene Wenger earns time as Gunners triumph in Champions League play-off first leg

Gunners on verge of Champions League group stage after win in Turkey

Arsene Wenger and Tony Adams with the Premier League trophy in 1998
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