Goals from Mikel Arteta and Olivier Giroud secured a 2-0 in for Arsenal against managerless Crystal Palace to keep them two points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Arteta opened the scoring from the penalty spot shortly after the restart after Adlene Guediora’s foul on Serge Gnabry, before the Spaniard was dismissed for a professional foul on former Gunner Marouane Chamakh.
Roy Hodgson has been given the thumbs up to play Jack Wilshere in England’s friendly international against Scotland at Wembley tomorrow evening, the Mirror understands.
The 21 year old is set to make only his second start for his country in 26 months, and his eighth appearance overall, with the blessing of Gunners boss Arsene Wenger.
Luis Suarez will attempt to engineer a move to Arsenal this week by handing in a transfer request, the Mirror understands.
The 26 year old, and his advisers, will increase the pressure on Liverpool as they try to push through his protracted move to the Emirates.
Bacary Sagna has revealed that he could leave Arsenal this summer, amid rumours that Paris Saint Germain and Monaco are interested in signing the right-back.
The 30 year old told French newspaper Le 10 Sport that he was “proud” to be linked with PSG, who recently clinched their first league title in nineteen years.
The Express have reported that Arsenal have opened talks with Victor Valdes agent over the possibility of signing the Spaniard in the summer.
Valdes, who played in Barcelona’s 4-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Allianz Arena, has confirmed that he will seek a new challenge at the end of the season, with the Emirates one of a number of potential destinations.