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Arsenal Injury Crisis Deepens Ahead Of Preston Clash

Arsenal's Spanish striker Lucas Perez shoots to score their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Bournemouth and Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, southern England on January 3, 2017. / AFP / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s week has gone from bad to worse ahead of their FA Cup tie against Preston at Deepdale on Saturday. A number of players picked up injuries in Tuesday’s 3-3 draw at Bournemouth to add to those already on the sidelines, and while there was every possibility that manager Arsene Wenger was going to rotate the squad for the cup …

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Our Predicted Arsenal Team To Beat PSG And Finally Claim Top Spot In Their Champions League Group

Unlike previous seasons, Arsenal find themselves in the position of having already qualified from their Champions League group. In addition, tonight’s fixture against Paris Saint-Germain not only provides the Gunners with the opportunity to qualify with a game to spare, but do so as a group winner, handing Arsene Wenger’s side the chance to secure an easier draw in the last 16, …

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Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham: Player Ratings As Spurs Stay Unbeaten

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal and Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur battle for possesion during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Tottenham took on north London rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday with their unbeaten Premier League record on the line. An own goal from defender Kevin Wimmer, a late replacement in the absence of Dele Alli, just before time could have sank Tottenham in the wrong circumstances, but a penalty from the returning Harry Kane just five minutes into …

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An Arsenal/Tottenham XI Based On This Season’s Stats

FILE PHOTO - (EDITORS NOTE: COMPOSITE OF TWO IMAGES - Image numbers (L) 609115656 and 602278616) In this composite image a comparision has been made between Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal (L) and Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur. Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur meet in the Premier League at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016 in London. ***LEFT IMAGE*** NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the EFL Cup Third Round match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal at City Ground on September 20, 2016 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur at Britannia Stadium on September 10, 2016 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal take on Tottenham this weekend in a north London derby made all the more intriguing by the narrative before it. Arsenal, unbeaten since the opening day and looking to mount their first sustained title challenge in over a decade, take on a Spurs side who remain without defeat in the Premier League but whose form has seriously started to …

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With So Many Injuries, How Might Arsenal Line Up Against Ludogorets?

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring his team's third goal of the game during the UEFA Champions League group A match between Arsenal FC and PFC Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal face Ludogorets in the Champions League on Tuesday knowing that a win will likely see them progress to the knockout stages with two games to spare. Somewhat uncharacteristically, it has been relatively smooth sailing for Arsenal’s side and a 1-1 draw in their opening game in Paris means that they are favourites to top a Champions League group for …

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Xhaka Or Coquelin? The Impossible Question That Arsene Wenger Faces

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There are a number of life’s problems that often prove too difficult to come to a satisfying decision for all, especially in football. Does a 4-3-3 offer enough support for defenders when it comes to counter-attacks? Is Lionel Messi the greatest footballer of all time? And of course for Arsenal fans, who on earth deserves to start between Granit Xhaka …

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Arsenal: Fit-Again Coquelin Acknowledges Importance Of Ludogorets Clash

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Eden Hazard of Chelsea is fouled by Francis Coquelin of Arsneal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Having returned to first team action on Saturday, following a knee injury sustained against Premier League rivals Chelsea last month, Arsenal defensive midfielder Francis Coquelin has stated that Wednesday’s Champions League game against Bulgarian side Ludogorets is of great significance to Arsenal’s hopes of progressing into the knockout rounds of the Champions League. After previously drawing with Paris Saint-Germain and defeating …

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Arsenal Handed Massive Injury Boost As Pair Return To Full Training

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Eden Hazard of Chelsea is fouled by Francis Coquelin of Arsneal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal are inching ever closer to having a fully-fit squad for the first time this season. Francis Coquelin and Lucas Pérez have today returned to full training as they continue their respective comebacks from injury, ahead of Arsenal’s Premier League fixture at home to Bob Bradley’s Swansea City next weekend. Coquelin had been absent from the starting lineup since picking …

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Arsenal Could Have Francis Coquelin Back Sooner Than Expected After Breakthrough

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Arsenal star Francis Coquelin could return to the side against Burnley after making remarkable progress in his return from a knee injury sustained against Chelsea last weekend. The French midfielder has enjoyed a phenomenal start to the season, enjoying a sublime performance against Watford in particular, but there were fears that the 25-year-old could miss months on the pitch after …

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Arsene Wenger Has Revealed How Long Francis Coquelin Will Be Injured

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that Francis Coquelin will only miss three weeks after initial fearing that the French midfielder would be out of action for months following an injury sustained in the 3-0 win against Chelsea at the weekend. Coquelin, 25, broke into Wenger’s side after impressing on loan with Charlton Athletic in the Championship, and firmly established …

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Arsenal Medics Fear Francis Coquelin Could Be Out Until 2017 With Knee Injury

Arsenal’s incredible drubbing of London rivals Chelsea at the weekend was tarnished by the sight of key midfielder Francis Coquelin limping off the field, nursing a suspected knee ligament injury. The 25-year-old has had a strong start to the new campaign and looked to be back to his best following a dismal, injury-blighted season last time around. Now, however, things …

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Arsenal Star Could Be Ruled Out For “Weeks” Following Win Over Chelsea

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Arsenal’s depth could be tested further in the coming weeks. Following the euphoria that erupted following Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Chelsea, comes to an immediate low after news of a possible injury to Francis Coquelin began to filter through. The French midfielder played a starring role in Arsenal’s emphatic win, and has formed a brilliant partnership alongside Santi Cazorla. Such has been Coquelin’s rise to …

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