Arsène Wenger and José Mourinho clash on the sideline during Arsenal’s visit to Stamford Bridge last October. The managers have rarely seen eye to eye since the Portuguese first came to England in 2004. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

It was one of those typical Arsène Wenger throwaway lines, delivered with a faint smile playing across his lips but instantly revealing his true feel(...)

José Mourinho has rejected Arsène Wenger’s suggestion that it is “easy to defend”. Photograph: EPA/Will Oliver

José Mourinho has dismissed Arsène Wenger’s suggestion it is “easy to defend” and moved to justify Chelsea’s switch from an expansive to a more pragm(...)

Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to give former captain Cesc Fabregas a respectful welcome when he returns to the Emirates with Chelsea on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has called on the club’s fans to show Cesc Fabregas “the respect he deserves” when the former Gunners captain returns to(...)

Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici  stretches for the ball but  fails to stop a shot by Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez in extra-time during the FA Cup semi-final  at Wembley. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Arsenal 2 Reading 1 (aet, 1-1 after 90 mins)A fumble from Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici in extra time handed Arsenal a 2-1 victory and a place in t(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been singing the praises of in-form striker Olivier Giroud. Photo: Philip Brown/Reuters

Arsenal are still playing catch-up to Chelsea but the in-from Gunners will be ready to pounce if the leaders suffer from some end of season yips, mana(...)

Brendan Rodgers would be loath to lose Raheem Sterling’s as he seeks to reverse Liverpool’s fortunes. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Raheem Sterling will start Liverpool’s crucial Premier League test at Arsenal on Saturday amid a warning from Brendan Rodgers that the Anfield club(...)

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott has been linked to numerous summer transfers. Photo: John Sibley/ Reuters

Arsène Wenger has defended Theo Walcott following criticism of the Arsenal forward’s performance for England against Italy, saying that he is still re(...)

Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring his team’s first goal  in the  Premier League match against Newcastle at St James Park. Oli Scarff/AFP

Premier League round-up: Olivier Giroud’s first-half double handed Arsenal a sixth successive Premier League victory as they survived a spirited fight(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger with Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters

AS Monaco had the last laugh in their Champions League last 16 tie against Arsenal on Tuesday, the Ligue 1 side surviving a shaky second leg performan(...)

Aaron Ramsey scores  Arsenal’s second goal in their Champions League round of 16 second leg match against AS Monaco  at Stade Louis II. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

Monaco 0 Arsenal 2 (3-3 on agg, Monaco advance on away goals)The lesson for Arsenal is they cannot leave themselves needing these kind of feats of esc(...)