Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud (left) celebrates with Danny Welbeck after  scoring   against Newcastle  at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga /  EPA

Arsenal 4 Newcastle United 1 Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla both scored twice as Arsenal closed back up on the Barclays Premier League’s top (...)

Danny Welbeck celebrates breaking the deadlock at the Hawthorns during Arsenal’s 1-0 over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns

West Bromwich Albion 0 Arsenal 1Danny Welbeck bagged a crucial winner for Arsenal as the Gunners clinched a comfortable 1-0 win at West Brom. In front(...)

 Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud tries to get a shot away while under pressure from the Besiktas defence during the Champions League play-off  in Istanbul, Turkey. Photograph: Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Besiktas 0 Arsenal 0Arsenal’s pristine record in Champions League qualifying games has been sullied, even if a bad-tempered stalemate in Istanbul stil(...)

Referee Michael Oliver (L) uses vanishing spray to mark a free kick during their English Community Shield soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, August 10, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)

After nine years without a trophy Arsene Wenger now has two in two games as a breezy performance marked by three excellent goals secured a Community (...)

Arsenal’s Mathieu Debuchy  is challenged by Manchester City’s Aleksandar Kolarov during the  Community Shield  at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Arsenal 3 Manchester City 0After eight years without a trophy Arsène Wenger now has two in two games as a breezy performance marked by three excellent(...)

Alexis Sanchez challenges Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko during their Emirates Cup game. Arsenal paid Barcelona €39 million for the player after he starred for Chile at the World Cup finals in Brazil. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

In his early days at Barcelona Alexis Sanchez was given the nickname “Cachai?”, which translates loosely into English as “do you understand what I’m s(...)

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque will wait until after the final group game against Australia to decide his future. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

Vicente del Bosque insists he does not want to be a “hindrance” and has offered to step down as Spain coach due to the team’s early exit from the Worl(...)

Manchester City’s Alvaro Negredo (left) and team mate Jesus Navas have been left out of the Spains squad to trabvel to Brazil for the World Cup.  Photograph: Darren Staples / Reuters

Diego Costa and Fernando Torres have been included in Spain’s final squad for the World Cup, but the Manchester City pair Alvaro Negredo and Jesus Nav(...)

Arsene Wenger had contract news and in the absence of him finally confirming that he will(...)

 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(...)