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Gunners leave it late to beat Cardiff

Arsenal left it late against Cardiff City on New Year’s Day to secure the three points that keeps them in first place in the Premier League.

Substitute Nicklas Bendtner made the breakthrough two minutes from time before Theo Walcott made absolutely sure of the victory with a chip three minutes into stoppage time.

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Arsenal stay top after narrow win at Newcastle

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over in form Newcastle United at St. James’ Park yesterday afternoon.

Olivier Giroud’s 65th minute header was enough to secure all three points for Arsene Wenger’s men, and move them back above Manchester City, who briefly overtook them after beating Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

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Arsenal up to second following Chelsea draw

Arsenal were unable to reclaim top spot after drawing 0-0 with Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium yesterday evening.

The visitors best effort came in the first half when Frank Lampard hit the woodwork, while Olivier Giroud squandered two good efforts that, if converted, would have seen the Gunners reclaim top spot.

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City beat Gunners to close gap at the top

Arsenal have seen their lead at the top of the Premier League cut to just two points after losing 6-3 to title favourites Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Sergio Aguero put the hosts in front on sixteen minutes, only for Theo Walcott to equalise with his first league goal of the season a quarter of an hour later.

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Ramsey superb again as Gunners tighten their grip at the top

An inspired performance from Aaron Ramsey led Arsenal to a 3-0 victory over the Welshman’s former club Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon, and strengthened the Gunners’ grip on top spot in the Premier League in the process.

The club’s top scorer this season struck first on twenty-nine minutes, converting Mesut Ozil’s cross, before the German international fed Mathieu Flamini, who doubled their advantage with his first goal since returning to the club four minutes from time.

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Walcott pushing for start at Cardiff

Arsenal head to Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon looking to strengthen their hold at the top of the Premier League.

Theo Walcott is pushing for his first league start in over ten weeks after making back to back substitute appearances, while Kieran Gibbs is available for selection following illness.

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Wilshere double secures win over Marseille

A Jack Wilshere double inspired Arsenal to victory against Marseille at the Emirates yesterday evening, and all but secured their places in the knockout stages of the Champions League for a fourteenth season in succession.

The England international opened the scoring after just thirty seconds, before doubling the host’s advantage twenty minutes into the second half.

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£50m cost puts Fellaini deal in doubt

Marouane Fellaini is keen to join Arsenal in a deal worth £100,000 per week, though the Gunners are reportedly having doubts over the cost of the deal.

Whilst the club are keen on securing the Belgium international’s services, the Daily Mail reports that the cost, which could amount to around £50 million, may be considered to be too high.

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