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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says there is a belief within the Arsenal squad that they can challenge for the Premier League title.
The Gunners last landed the top flight crown in 2003/04, with a decade having passed since the 'Invincibles' swept aside all before them.
It has been a period of transition for the club since then, with a move to Emirates Stadium coinciding with a switch in focus to the development of young talent and a reluctance to spend big in the transfer market.
Arsene Wenger's side have, however, offered a positive response to an opening day setback at the start of the current campaign to claim back-to-back successes in the league and lure Germany international Mesut Ozil to north London from Real Madrid.
Oxlade-Chamberlain says the club never doubted that they could be among the frontrunners in 2013/14 and is convinced that they will be there or thereabouts when the silverware is handed out.
He told The Daily Telegraph: "We've been contenders ...
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The French coach, who turns 64 next month, will come to the end of his current deal in the summer of 2014 but has indicated he would be open to extending his stay.
He continues to hold the full support of owner Stan Kroenke and the board, with chief executive Ivan Gazidis stressing...
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The Germany international who moved to the north Londoners on Monday realised he was disillusioned with life at the Santiago Bernabeu following a conversation with Arsene Wenger
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The Germany international sealed his deadline day switch to Arsene...
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Luiz Gustavo and Yohan Cabaye offered false hope, there were close flirtations with Gonzalo Higuain before the striker chose Napoli and Yaya Sanogo...
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Arsenal boss Wenger splashed out £42million on Mesut Ozil on the summer window's deadline day earlier this week and club chiefs are now ready to bankroll the mid-season capture of a top striker.
Mirror Sport understands the Gunners will back their manager to go after whoever he...
Mesut Ozil is confident he can fit right into the heartbeat of the Arsenal side and help end their quest for a first trophy in almost a decade.
The 24-year-old Germany international completed a club-record transfer from Real Madrid late on deadline day for a fee believed to be £43million as Gunners boss Arsene Wenger finally delivered a marquee signing.
The departure of the third...
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The 24-year-old is widely...
Mesut Oezil says he chose to move to Arsenal because of manager Arsene Wenger's track record of improving players and his team's brand of attacking football.
The Germany playmaker left Real Madrid in the final hours of deadline day to join Arsenal for a club-record 50 million euros ($66 million), making him the third most expensive signing in English football history.