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3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Arsenal blow as Debuchy faces up to 3 months out

By Wayne Veysey Mathieu Debuchy is set to be sidelined for up to three months with ankle ligament damage according to Goal . Arsenal received the Frenchman's scan results on Monday night after the swelling had subsided on the ankle injury he sustained against Manchester City on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Theo Walcott, Kieran Gibbs, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund

10 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Champions League - Dortmund v Arsenal preview: Hostilities resume at the Westfalonstadion

Team news, match facts and manager quotes for the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal at Signal Iduna Park. Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal face off for the second successive season as the two sides meet at the Signal Iduna Park in the opening Group D match of the 2014/15 Champions League.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Kieran Gibbs, Per Mertesacker, Arsenal

12 hrs ago | Business News

Goal, assist, 4 key passes: 'Dortmund's Falcao' primed for Arsenal visit

Dortmund are missing star player Marco Reus for Arsenal's Champions League visit, but close attention will have to be paid to striker Adrian Ramos. The Bundesliga side signed Ramos from competitors Hertha Berlin in the summer after he scored an impressive 16 goals in the top flight in 2013/14.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Wojciech Szczesny, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Adrian Ramos

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Business News

Arsenal summer target: I am the future, A 21m man is the past

Kostas Manolas is a not a player shy on confidence, and he will need it when Roma take on Manchester City in midweek. The Greek international was heavily linked with a summer transfer to Arsenal, with Goal reporting he had undertaken a medical with the club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Per Mertesacker, Soccer Players, Arsenal, More Sports

Business News

Who were the best Premier League performers over the weekend? Costa, Wilshere and more

The weekend's Premier League action provided no shortage of talking points as Arsenal picked up another bad injury in defence while Manchester United strolled to their first win of the season. There was also good news for Chelsea, with Diego Costa's hat-trick helping the Blues increase their lead at the top of the table over their main rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, Lukasz Fabianski, Soccer Players, Wojciech Szczesny, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Anorak

Arsenal Balls: Mathieu Debuchy Injury Leaves Arsenal With Just 11 Defenders

Having made Arsenal fans wonder what the facts are , the Metro sets about making the injury of one player into a crisis: It does? A look at the Arsenal squad reveals that avilable for selection are Kieran Gibbs, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal, Calum Chambers, Mathieu Flamini , Semi Ajayi, Hector Bellerin, Isaac Hayden and Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Kieran Gibbs, Per Mertesacker, Carl Jenkinson, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Business News

Debuchy injury raises questions over Arsene Wenger's transfer decisions

Arsenal will take plenty of positives from their 2-2 draw with Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, but the biggest concern could be the sight of Mathieu Debuchy being stretchered off late in the second half. The right-back, who joined the club from Newcastle United in the summer, went down clutching his knee after stretching for an innocuous bouncing ball and was given oxygen before being rushed to hospital.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Business News

PHOTO: Arsenal-linked World Cup star signs for Argentine side on free transfer

Despite speculation linking him with a move to Arsenal , Colombian centre back Mario Yepes has joined Argentine side San Lorezno. After selling Thomas Vermaelen to Barcelona for 15m, Arsenal needed to sign a centre back as cover for first choice pairing Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker , and whilst the likes of Toby Alderweireld, Kostas Manolas and Matija Nastasic were all linked as deadline day approached, manager Arsene Wenger chose to focus his attention on signing a new forward in Danny Welbeck instead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Scotsman.com

Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City: All square at the Emirates

MARTIN DEMICHELIS seized a point for Barclays Premier League champions Manchester City with a late headed equaliser at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal were on track for victory after man of the match Jack Wilshere inspired a second-half fightback, firing a wonderful equaliser before teeing up Alexis Sanchez's sublime volley.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy, Jack Wilshere, Wojciech Szczesny, Per Mertesacker

Football365

Premier League: Arsenal and Manchester City draw 2-2 at Emirates Stadium

Martin Demichelis headed a late equaliser as Manchester City drew 2-2 with likely title rivals Arsenal in a pulsating encounter at Emirates Stadium. City had taken a first-half lead through Sergio Aguero, only for Arsenal to respond with fine goals from Jack Wilshere and Alexis Sanchez before veteran defender Demichelis earned the Premier League champions a point.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, Soccer Players, Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy, Aaron Ramsey, Per Mertesacker

The Age

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez scores his team's second goal against Manchester City on Saturday.

London Martin Demichelis scored an 83rd-minute equaliser as champions Manchester City held Arsenal to a 2-2 draw in an entertaining Premier League encounter at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Arsenal looked set for victory when Alexis Sanchez slammed home a sumptuous volley in the 74th minute, after Jack Wilshere's neatly constructed goal had cancelled out Sergio Aguero's first-half opener for City.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gael Clichy, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Sergio Aguero

Fri Sep 12, 2014

BleacherReport

Picking a Combined Arsenal-Manchester City XI

Premier League action comes back with a bang on Saturday when Arsenal host Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in a meeting of two of the country's elite. The Gunners got the better of City in a one-sided Community Shield contest at Wembley last month, but Manuel Pellegrini's men can legitimately point to both last season's league title and their 6-3 win over Arsene Wenger's side as evidence that they are better side.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gael Clichy, Aaron Ramsey, Bacary Sagna, Wojciech Szczesny, Kieran Gibbs

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business News

PHOTO: Arsenal's A 80m quintet of signings snapped together for the first time

News of an 80 million spree of signings would have whet the appetite of Arsenal fans heading into the summer, and this is what it looks like. Arsenal's five new summer signings were pictured together for the first time after training on Thursday, each wearing their new kits.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Bacary Sagna, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Danny Welbeck

Goal.com

Koscielny: Giroud will come back stronger

The France international suffered a broken tibia in last month's 2-2 Premier League draw with Everton and his international team-mate is backing him to come back stronger Laurent Koscielny is backing Olivier Giroud to play a key role in Arsenal 's season when the striker returns from injury. Giroud was ruled out for up to four months after suffering a broken tibia in the 2-2 Premier League draw with Everton last month And Koscielny believes his France team-mate will be sorely missed at the Emirates, but expects the former Montpellier man to make a big impact when he regains full fitness.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Olivier Giroud, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Montpellier, Danny Welbeck

Fox Sports

Paper Chase: Chelsea set to launch bid for Cristiano Ronaldo

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Chelsea will bid $97.2m next summer to try and tempt 29-year-old Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Mikel Arteta, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Business News

No Arsenal, Manchester United stars selected in ex-striker's Premier League XI

Reacting early to the Premier League's opening three games seems to have most believing the title fight is between Chelsea and Manchester City. That is the claim made by BBC pundit Mark Bright, a former Sheffield Wednesday and Crystal Palace striker, who selected Raheem Sterling as the only player outside the two title favourites.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, John Terry, Chelsea, Yaya Toure

Daily Star

Laurent Koscielny: My message to Arsenal crock Olivier Giroud

Giroud broke his tibia in Arsenal's 2-2 draw against Everton last month and is out until the New Year. He said: "When you are injured for three, four or five months, the most difficult thing is to keep motivated and be happy enough to come back.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Metro

Three players Arsenal almost (and should have) signed this summer

A centre-back and central midfielder seemed essential additions at the end of last season, especially when Thomas Vermaelen joined Barcelona for A 15million. However the Gunners failed to push these deals over the line.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mikel Arteta, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Goal.com

In Focus: Calum Chambers to Arsenal

Since his A 16 million move from Southampton, the versatile teenager has already won England recognition and will be relied upon heavily as cover for several positions By George Ankers The fifth and final of the major transfers out that rocked last season's successful Southampton squad this summer, Calum Chambers has enjoyed a bright start at Arsenal since his 16 million move. Goal looks back at how the transfer happened and what it means for all concerned... Chambers's exit could have been seen coming from a long way off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Johan Djourou, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Metro

Arsenal target January move for Celtic's Van Dijk

Arsenal are hopeful of sealing a January move for Celtic's Virgil van Dijk after the Gunners missed out on a transfer deadline day deal. Arsene Wenger is a keen admirer of the Dutch international and reports suggest he tried to bring him to the Emirates on Monday's deadline, but a move failed to materialise.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

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