Oliver Giroud

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Maurizio Sarri: wants N’Golo Kante to adapt to the new role he has been assigned in Chelsea’s midfield.  Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Maurizio Sarri conducted one-on-one meetings with his Chelsea players as he sought an explanation for a perceived lack of “determination” in the defe(...)

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez was dropped for their clash with Liverpool after storming out of a training session midweek. Photo: Peter Powell/EPA

Alexis Sánchez stormed out of an Arsenal training session last week and was involved in a dressing-room slanging match with some of his team-mates – w(...)

Both Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger failed to sign an established out-and-out centre forward during the last tranasfer window. Photo: David Price/Getty Images

As long-serving leading men go Wayne Rooney has always tended to attract an unusual degree of free-floating rage. The national team’s declining tou(...)

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scores his first against Arsenal   at White Hart Lane. Photograph:  Eddie Keogh / Reuters

Tottenham 2 Arsenal 1Harry Kane inspired boyhood club Tottenham to victory over Arsenal in a wonderfully frantic and frenetic north London derby. Arse(...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud  lifts the ball over Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan  during the  Premier League  match  at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Arsenal 5 Aston Villa 0Another win for Arsenal and with it the growing sense that this will be another season in which they at the very least qualify (...)

 Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud  celebrates scoring his side’s  second goal  during the  Premier  match against Manchester City  at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Manchester City 0 Arsenal 2The only possible complaint against Arsenal is that they do not do this more often. Arsène Wenger’s side have been a soft t(...)

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(...)

France’s  Blaise Matuidi in action against Switzerland during the Group E clash  at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil. Photo:  Christopher Lee/Getty

There are several ways to win a World Cup but finding momentum at just the right moment is one of the surest paths to success. Just ask the unfancied(...)