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

Bendtner grabs hat-trick to set up tantalising tie in Manchester

Arsenal 5 Leyton Orient 0

Bendtner scores hat-trick in Arsenal thrashing

Arsenal 5 Leyton Orient 0

Birmingham snatch Carling Cup with last-gasp winner

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Alex Song demands Arsenal focus ahead of hectic schedule

Alex Song maintains Arsenal must not lose focus on the challenges ahead despite their disappointment at allowing Leyton Orient to force the Gunners into an FA Cup fifth-round replay.

From Barcelona to Leyton Orient, Wenger's preparation is the same

Having come from a goal behind to beat the best club side in the world in thrilling fashion on Wednesday night in front of a global audience of tens of millions, Arsène Wenger's first thought the following morning was typical of him. He went to the office and watched a DVD of Leyton Orient's recent win over MK Dons.

Wenger: Arsenal now have what it takes to knock Barcelona out

Gunners manager confident his team can win Champions League last-16 tie having matured since last year's defeat

Arsene Wenger claims Arsenal have closed divide with Barcelona

Arsene Wenger today warned Barcelona that Arsenal are desperate to prove the divide between themselves and the greatest team in the world has vanished.

Arsenal boost as Samir Nasri passed fit for Barcelona clash

Arsenal playmaker Samir Nasri has been declared fit for tomorrow night's Champions League clash with Barcelona at Emirates Stadium.

Wolves game is far bigger than Barça showdown, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger believes that this afternoon's match with Wolverhampton Wanderers is more important "by far" than Wednesday night's Champions League game with Barcelona.

Koscielny's header helps Gunners keep up the pressure

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Nasri setback for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger was left counting the cost of a selection gamble which backfired in Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup fourth-round win over Huddersfield after Samir Nasri suffered a hamstring injury which looks to have ruled the French playmaker out of the Champions League showdown with Barcelona.

Wenger regrets Nasri injury but defeat is cruel

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Arsenal must be 'switched on' against Leeds says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has warned Arsenal must be "switched on" from the moment they step out in front of 40,000 fans at Elland Road tonight - or face being dumped out of the FA Cup.

FA Cup replay 'vital' to Arsenal says Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie feels it is "vital" Arsenal come through their FA Cup replay against Leeds at Elland Road tomorrow night - whatever side manager Arsene Wenger sends out at Elland Road.

Arsenal blow as Thomas Vermaelen to undergo surgery

Thomas Vermaelen's comeback has been put on hold again after the Arsenal defender confirmed he will undergo minor surgery tomorrow.

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