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Europa League: Arsenal ease past Ostersunds FK 3-0

Nacho Monreal's opener against Ostersunds FK meant he has been directly involved in five goals in his past six games for Arsenal in all competitions (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger praised his Arsenal side for the way they overcame unfamiliar surroundings as they easily beat Swedish side Ostersunds FK to more or less guarantee their place in the last 16 of the Europa League. The game was played in -4C temperatures on a 4G plastic pitch at the Jamtkraft Arena, but the visitors made light of alien conditions ...

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Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Arsenal: Harry Kane header gives Spurs bragging rights in north London derby

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Harry Kane’s 23rd Premier League goal of the season gave Tottenham bragging rights as they beat local rivals Arsenal 1-0 at Wembley. The division’s leading marksman was perfectly placed to meet Ben Davies’ cross to power a spectacular header past Petr Cech. Alexandre Lacazette had two glorious chances to rescue something for the visitors, but fluffed his lines on both occasions. Spurs could have won ...

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Arsenal 5-1 Everton: Aaron Ramsey hat-trick helps Gunners to crushing Premier League victory over Sam Allardyce’s men

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Aaron Ramsey hit a hat-trick to leave Arsenal fans in dreamland as both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang shone in a comfortable 5-1 win over Everton. Aubameyang joined from Borussia Dortmund on deadline day for a club-record fee, uniting with his former team-mate Mkhitaryan who had come in earlier in the window from Manchester United in a swap deal for Alexis Sanchez. Ramsey would ...

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Swansea 3-1 Arsenal: Petr Cech howler sees Gunners lose convincingly to Swans

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Swansea climbed out of the relegation zone for the first time in three months as Petr Cech’s dreadful clanger helped condemn Arsenal to a 3-1 defeat at the Liberty Stadium. Cech’s scuffed kick allowed Jordan Ayew to roll home a 61st-minute winner after Sam Clucas had put Swansea on level terms, instantly cancelling out Nacho Monreal’s first-half opener. Clucas claimed ...

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Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea (agg 2-1) : Granit Xhaka’s strike books Arsene Wenger’s men place at Wembley

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Arsenal began life after Alexis Sanchez with a comeback victory over London rivals Chelsea to reach their first League Cup final in seven years. Following a goalless first leg at Stamford Bridge, this instalment of the semi-final was more akin to the lively Premier League meeting here just 21 days ago and it was Granit Xhaka’s second half strike which ...

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan signs for Arsenal

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has signed for Arsenal on a long-term contract in a deal which sees Alexis Sanchez join Manchester United. Henrikh made 39 appearances while at Manchester United, scoring five times and was part of their UEFA Europa League winning squad last season. He is the captain of the Armenian national team and is their all-time top scorer. He has ...

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Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal: Wasteful Blues unable to gain advantage in Carabao Cup first leg

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Arsenal stood firm in a Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg stalemate with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. A thrilling 2-2 Premier League draw at the Emirates Stadium a week ago was followed by a cagey encounter here. The Blues had the better opportunities to take a first-leg lead, but Cesc Fabregas and Andreas Christensen spurned headed opportunities either side of half-time in ...

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Nottingham Forest 4-2 Arsenal – Eric Lichaj scores twice in City Ground win

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Arsene Wenger lost an FA Cup third-round tie for the first time as holders Arsenal crashed out against Nottingham Forest in an action-packed clash at the City Ground. Wenger has become the competition’s most successful manager, winning it seven times since taking charge of the Gunners in 1996, but the country’s longest-serving boss was undone by Forest caretaker manger Gary Brazil on Sunday. Eric ...

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Arsenal 2-2 Chelsea: Gunners and Blues share spoils in enthralling encounter at the Emirates

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Hector Bellerin’s stoppage-time goal rescued a 2-2 draw for Arsenal in a pulsating and controversial Premier League clash with Chelsea. It looked like Chelsea had come from behind to triumph when Marcos Alonso struck six minutes from time, after Jack Wilshere’s first league goal since May 2015 had been cancelled out by an Eden Hazard penalty. But the Gunners would ...

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