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Wenger insists Alexis ready to play after full Doncaster appearance

Arsene Wenger defended his decision to allow Alexis Sanchez to play the full 90 minutes for Arsenal against Doncaster Rovers in midweek.

The Chilean started and finished only his second match of the season thus far yesterday in the 1-0 win over the League One side, and fans had questioned the decision to force him to complete the match.

Arsenal boss optimistic of quick recovery on last night’s injuries

Theo Walcott and Calum Chambers both had to be taken off against Doncaster Rovers last night, but the Arsenal boss doesn’t expect either to be out for long.

The Gunners limped to a 1-0 win over League One strugglers thanks to a Walcott goal, but the goalscorer was not able to finish the match.

Will Arsenal return Wilshere to top form in time for transfer?

Arsene Wenger has claimed that Jack Wilshere is nearing his best at present, but his Arsenal contract remains in its final year.

The midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season, and having been linked with the exit door for over a year now, looks more likely to leave then sign a new deal.

Arsenal boss defends treatment of club-record signing Lacazette

Tony Cascarino has slammed the way in which Arsenal have treated Alexandre Lacazette since his big-money move from Lyon this summer, but Arsene Wenger has defended his stance.

The former Chelsea striker has claimed that the club-record signing hasn’t been treated as he should, featuring much less than he should considering his substantial fee, and that the player’s confidence could take a hit unless things change.

Are Arsenal’s stars declining under Wenger?

Kevin Kilbane has claimed that Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin has declined considerably in recent years, but unfortunately the Spaniard is not alone.

Arsene Wenger has always been known for his ability to blood young players into his first-team squad, and has brought through a number of the current squad up through the ranks, but they all appear to be struggling at present.

Wenger adamant Alexis not fully ready but focused on Arsenal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has stated that Alexis Sanchez is fully focused on the season ahead, whilst adding that he is not ready to return to the first-team just yet.

The Chilean came off the bench for a 15 minute cameo against Bournemouth today, making his first appearance since overseeing his move to desired Manchester City move break down on deadline day.

Is Arsenal boss wrong to believe Alexis will fire this season?

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has stated that he has no doubts over the mindset of Alexis Sanchez,and that he hopes he will be ‘back to his best quickly’.

The Chilean international made his return to action in the demoralising 4-0 defeat to Liverpool, a game in which none of our players appeared to impress, and following a failed deadline day move, questions have been raised on his mentality.

Will Arsenal’s ‘tapped up’ players lose concentration from October?

Arsene Wenger has called for a close of the January transfer window, with fears over players performances in the run-up to Christmas.

The Frenchman endured a tough summer window, with a number of players pushing for the exit door, and he now fears his players will have their heads turned in the run-up to the winter window.