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Arsenal reclaim top spot with victory over West Ham

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League after coming from behind to beat West Ham United 3-1 at Upton Park yesterday afternoon, ending a four match winless run.

Former England international Carlton Cole put the visitors in front just after the break, though three goals in eleven minutes turned the match on its head.

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Koscielny set for Gunners return

Arsenal make the short trip to struggling West Ham United hoping to claim the three points that could see them return to the top of the Premier League.

The Gunners will be without midfielder Jack Wilshere, who completes a two-match suspension while Laurent Koscielny could return after missing Monday’s goalless draw with Chelsea with a cut to his knee.

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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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Arsenal in for Reid

Arsenal are considering making a bid for West Ham United defender Winston Reid when the transfer window reopens in January, the Metro understands.

Manager Arsene Wenger is on the lookout for defensive cover, with captain Thomas Vermaelen looking likely to leave the club before too long.

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Arsenal remain top after fifth straight win

Arsenal kept hold of top spot after extending their winning streak in the league to five games with victory at Swansea City on Saturday afternoon.

After a goalless first half, Germany U17 international Serge Gnabry opened the scoring with his first goal for the club on 58 minutes.

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Rosicky and Walcott doubts for Sunderland trip

Arsene Wenger’s list of injury concerns was added to yesterday evening after two of his players picked up knocks on international duty, according to the Daily Star.

The Gunners are already missing a number of first team players, and now could also be without both Tomas Rosicky and Theo Walcott for Saturday’s trip to Sunderland.

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Arsenal after Romania striker

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Romania international Ciprian Marica, the Express understands.

The 27 year old striker is available on a free transfer, and has been targeted by Arsene Wenger, who remains desperately short of strikers following the closing of the transfer window.

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