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PFA awards: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku up for two prizes

Everton's Romelu Lukaku has scored 23 goals in the Premier League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku have been nominated for both the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year and young player awards. They join Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Sanchez, Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante on the shortlist for the main prize. Michael Keane, Leroy Sane and Jordan Pickford are up for the young player of the year award, alongside 2016 winner ...

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Alexis Sanchez dropped for Liverpool game after row in training

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Alexis Sanchez had an angry exchange with Arsenal team-mates after leaving training mid-session in the build-up to Saturday’s defeat at Liverpool. The Chilean forward, 28, was confronted by team-mates on their return to the changing room and one of them had to be held back as tempers flared. Sanchez was left out of the starting line-up at Anfield but came ...

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Alexis Sanchez suffers muscle injury on Chile duty

Sanchez won his 100th cap for his country earlier this year (Image credit: AFP)

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has picked up a “low grade muscle injury” on international duty with Chile. Sanchez, 27, will miss Chile’s World Cup qualifier in Colombia on Thursday. But the Chilean team’s medical staff say the former Barcelona player could return for the home game against Uruguay next Tuesday. “He will remain in Santiago, under treatment and in evaluation ...

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Sanchez goal gives Arsenal draw at PSG

Arsenal produced a lot of slick passing but looked shaky at the back as PSG broke through time and again (Image credit: AP)

Alexis Sanchez salvaged a point for Arsenal from their limp Champions League opener at Paris St-Germain. Edinson Cavani glanced PSG ahead after 42 seconds and should have had a hat-trick before half-time, firing wide after rounding David Ospina before slipping to fluff a simple finish. Sanchez rifled in the rebound from Arsenal’s first shot on target. Alex Iwobi might have ...

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Sanchez salvages point for 10 man Arsenal

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Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez scored his first league goal since October to rescue a 2-2 draw with Tottenham in a north London derby full of twists at White Hart Lane. Spurs were sharp from the start but the Gunners went ahead against the run of play on the stroke of half-time thanks to a crafty back-heel flick from Aaron Ramsey. ...

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Alexis Sanchez says Arsenal lack hunger to win Premier League

Alexis Sanchez (left) has scored 10 goals in 29 appearances for Arsenal this season (Image credit: AP)

Alexis Sanchez said Arsenal lacked the self-belief to win the Premier League even before their back-to-back defeats by Manchester United and Swansea. The Gunners lost 3-2 at Old Trafford and 2-1 at home to Swansea to slip six points behind leaders Leicester. “Sometimes we lack the mentality that we are already winning 1-0 when we go out on to the ...

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Arsenal to assess Alexis Sanchez injury this week

Crocked: Alexis Sanchez to have scan on injury (Image credit: PA)

Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez will be assessed over the next two days to gauge the severity of the injury he suffered in Sunday’s draw at Norwich. The 26-year-old limped out of the 1-1 draw at Carrow Road at the weekend. Boss Arsene Wenger defended Sanchez’s selection, despite him suffering “a little hamstring alarm” in last week’s Champions League over Dinamo ...

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Arsenal beaten by Olympiakos

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Arsenal’s hopes of Champions League progress are in serious jeopardy after they slumped to their second successive group stage loss at home to Olympiakos. Arsene Wenger’s side knew nothing other than victory would do after defeat by Dinamo Zagreb in Croatia in their opening game – and with two meetings with group favourites Bayern Munich still to come. Instead it ...

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