Arsenal will be hoping to make amends for last weekend’s thrashing at the hands of Liverpool as they take on the Reds at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Arsene Wenger is likely to select his side with one eye on Wednesday evening’s Champions League clash with Bayern Munich, though Kim Kallstrom, Theo Walcott Aaron Ramsey and Abou Diaby are definitely out injured.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has revealed that he joined Arsenal after a chance meeting on a plane with Arsene Wenger, the Metro understands.
The Frenchman moved to Highbury in from Juventus in 1999, and went on to become the clubs all-time top scorer with 228 goals in 377 games.
Mathieu Flamini is set to return to the Arsenal line up to face former club Marseille in tonight’s Champions League group F clash.
The France international missed Saturday’s Premier League win over Southampton through suspension after amassing five yellow cards, but could feature at the Emirates Stadium.
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Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is trying to do his old club a favour by persuading his former Barcelona teammate Victor Valdes to move to the Emirates.
The Spanish goalkeeper is set to leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season, with Arsenal one of a number of clubs said to be interested in his services.
Thierry Henry has declared that he hopes to return to the Emirates once his playing career is over.
The Arsenal legend scored 226 goals in 369 appearances between 1999 and 2007 before briefly returning to the club on loan last January, when he scored twice in seven games.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that David Beckham is unlikely to sign for the club, despite returning to training with them this week.
It is the third time the former England captain has joined up with the Gunners, though Wenger has stated that it is purely a favour for a ‘fantastic’ example.