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2 min ago | 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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6 hrs ago | Business News

'Poldi, watch out, I'm coming for you!' - Dortmund star's message to Arsenal forward

The German club and the Premier League giants clashed with each other in Europe's premier club competition last season. For Arsenal's 2014 World Cup trio Mesut Ozil, Per Mertesacker and Lukas Podolski it will be a return to their homeland Germany after leading their country to success in Brazil in the summer.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Lewis Hamilton and Samuel L. Jackson show support for Rainbow Laces

While the superstars of Arsenal and Manchester City played out a thrilling 2-2 draw on the Emirates pitch on Saturday, there were a host of big names in attendance off it too. Lewis Hamilton and Samuel L Jackson, as well as Wretch 32 and Professor Green, made the trip to north London.

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17 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Premier League - Debuchy bombshell leaves Arsenal on brink of defensive crisis

Arsenal are facing up to a defensive crisis with right-back Mathieu Debuchy out for at least two months according to various reports. The French right-back will have further tests on Monday on the ankle injury he sustained against Manchester City on Saturday but reports in both Britain and France say the prognosis does not look good.

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19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

UEFA Champions League 100: Ranking the Top 100 Players Before Kick-Off

Welcome to B/R's definitive ranking of the Top 100 UEFA Champions League players, brought to you on the eve of Europe's premier competition kick-off. We've analysed every player set to strut their stuff and listed them in order of their ability and skill.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

EPL: Arsenal denied by late Demichelis header

London: Martin Demichelis' late header saved Manchester City from a second successive defeat as the Premier League champions rescued a thrilling 2-2 draw against Arsenal on Saturday. City, who had lost at home to Stoke immediately before the international break, appeared set to leave the Emirates Stadium empty-handed when Arsenal staged a second half comeback with two excellent goals from Jack Wilshere and Alexis Sanchez overturning Sergio Aguero's first half opener.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Star

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WOJCIECH SZCZESNY: Smart save to stop David Silva adding a second moments after Sergio Aguero's opener. With new signing David Ospina on the bench, the Polish goalkeeper will need to be at this best to stay in the side.

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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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Daily Mail

Rainbow laces in the Premier League: Mikel Arteta and other players ...

Footballers throughout the Premier League will today wear special rainbow laces to support Stonewall and Paddy Power's anti-homophobia campaign . Arsenal already demonstrated their support for the issue in a television advert, and now they, as well as players from around the Premier League, can be seen wearing the laces in today's fixtures.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Arsenal vs Manchester City: How will the two sides match up at the Emirates?

Arsenal vs Manchester City: How will Jack Wilshere, Alexis Sanchez and Co match up against Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero and the rest at the Emirates? Danny Welbeck looks set to make his debut after joining Arsene Wenger's side on transfer deadline day from Manchester United Arsenal host Manchester City in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off, looking to avenge their humiliating 6-3 defeat by Manuel Pellegrini's side at the Etihad last season. The Gunners are unbeaten after a win against Crystal Palace and draws with Everton and Leicester, while the champions suffered a surprise home loss to Stoke City last time out.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sergio Aguero, Jack Wilshere, Yaya Toure, James Milner, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Thu Sep 11, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Wenger cryptic on Welbeck signing

Danny Welbeck would not be an Arsenal player now if manager Arsene Wenger had been in London on transfer deadline day, the Frenchman has said. The England striker signed for Arsenal from Manchester United in a A 16million deal on the final day of the window, while Wenger was in Rome for a charity game.

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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, Laurent Koscielny, Soccer Players, Bacary Sagna, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Danny Welbeck

Business News

Arsenal v Manchester City - Match Preview, Stats & Team News

An early test of both side's title credentials, and both will want to get a win. Arsenal will be looking to improve their record against the top sides, whilst Manchester City want to bounce back from a defeat.

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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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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Goal.com

Transfer Talk: Chelsea to rival Manchester United for Ronaldo

Chelsea are set to join Manchester United in a battle to sign Cristiano Ronaldo. Jose Mourinho became close to the Portugal international during his time at Real Madrid and wants to bring him back to the Premier League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mikel Arteta, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

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Gunners skipper Mikel Arteta and vice captain Per Mertesacker played a key role in sealing the surprise 16m signing of England star Welbeck. Starsport can reveal the pair took it upon themselves to urge the club to land Welbeck on transfer deadline day after learning only Tottenham were in for the striker.

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Business News

Arsenal star: "Playmaker will be better now he's left Manchester United"

As Manchester United splashed out 150m on Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Daley Blind, Ander Herrera, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao, some players had to leave. Recent deals saw Tom Cleverley, Tom Lawrence and Nani leave the club on loan or permanently.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Calum Chambers voted Arsenal's Player of the Month after impressive start at the Emirates

The 19-year-old England international had reason to celebrate after a fine month in which he helped Arsenal to some silverwear and was called up by the Three Lions Calum Chambers continues on his meteoric rise this season and is yet to show any signs of crashing back down to earth, with the youngster scooping Arsenal's Player of the Month award for August. In the last three months, he has secured a A 16million move to the Gunners ; won the Community Shield; helped them secure Champions League football for a 17th year; and received a call-up to the England squad by Roy Hodgson , earning his first cap in last week's friendly against Norway.

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Goal.com

Rockin' Robin: Van Persie should have protected Manchester United...

The former Arsenal attacker is determined to keep on playing for the national side, but it might have been better for his career had he decided to focus on his club Many high-profile names across the globe decided to say farewell to international football this summer after the World Cup. Philipp Lahm, Miroslav Klose and Per Mertesacker quit Germany to focus on their clubs, Xavi and Xabi Alonso ended their Spain careers, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard left the England set-up, while Franck Ribery controversially told France coach Didier Deschamps that he is no longer available.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Robin Van Persie, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Philipp Lahm, Miroslav Klose, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Sky Sports

European Qualifier: Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski committed to Germany cause

Germany forward Lukas Podolski insisted retiring from international duty has never crossed his mind after helping the world champions kick off their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a win over Scotland. Unlike Philipp Lahm, Per Mertesacker and Miroslav Klose, who all called it a day after Joachim Low's side lifted the World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, 29-year-old Podolski has not pondered hanging up his international boots.

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