Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates scoring in the 14th minute against   West Bromwich Albion at the Emirates Stadium  in London, England. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Arsenal 1 West Bromwich Albion 0For Arsenal, there is reassurance and no little credit in the familiar. Their membership of Europe’s most exclusive fo(...)

Mesut Özil is a fantastic player, according to Arsene Wenger. “I would put him on the list to be player of the season next season,” says the Arsenal manager. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger has predicted Mesut Özil will be a contender for the player of the year award next season as he prepared to welc(...)

Arsenal’s Mathieu Flamini challenges Manchester City’s David Silva as Pablo Zabaleta takes up a watching brief. Photograph: Reuters

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini had an admission. “Maybe I was more worried before this week,” he s(...)

Arsenal’s Mathieu Flamini (right) celebrates scoring during their  Premier League  match against Manchester City at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Arsenal 1 Manchester City 1: Manchester City missed the ch(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger can’t hide his disappointment during the 2-2 draw with Swansea. Photograph: EPA

Arsene admitted Arsenal must now “look behind” them after their faltering Premier League title bid took another massive blow as a bizarre own g(...)

Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger retrieves the ball during the match against Bayern Munich. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Arsène Wenger accused the Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli of “killing” Arsenal in their 2-0 home defeat by Bayern Munich on a Champions League (...)

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (left) celebrates after opening the scoring at Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Gerry Penny/EPA

Arsenal 2 Liverpool 1 Arsenal are not supposed to win like this. In(...)

Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring the only goal at St James’ Park. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Newcastle 0 Arsenal 1: Olivier Giroud’s 11th goal of the season fired Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League after a scrappy win at Newcastle.T(...)

 Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho (L) and Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger whose sides meet in a big Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger was keeping his cards close to his chest. He had just been asked whether this Chelsea side is the most vulnerable in the Roman Abramovic(...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey has a shot on goal during the  match at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Arsenal 1 Everton 1: Everton battled to a 1-1 draw at Arsenal as the Gunners moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League.The Toffees, who(...)