Arsenal have suffered their second midfield injury blow in a week after Mikel Arteta picked up a calf problem that manager Arsene Wenger said "looks quite serious."
Club captain Arteta, 32, had returned from a short spell on the sidelines to play in the weekend's 2-1 home defeat to Manchester United.
That game saw England international Jack Wilshere sustain an ankle injury that will keep him sidelined until the New Year and may require surgery.
Arteta was substituted midway through the second...
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has challenged his team to turn themselves into Champions League contenders by the time the knockout stages begin next year.
The Gunners put their recent troubles behind them to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night, qualifying for the last 16 with a match to spare.
Should results go their way in the final set of Group D fixtures, Wenger's side could progress as top seeds.
But for that to happen, group leaders Dortmund -- who had won all...
After a difficult past few weeks, there was finally a moment of levity for Arsene Wenger to go with what was a genuinely uplifting performance in a 2-0 Emirates win versus Borussia Dortmund.
The Arsenal manager was asked, now that second-round qualification is secured, how his team could go about improving their poor knock-out record in the competition. Wenger smiled.
"First, send a different guy to the draw. If you look at our last five or six," said the Gunners' manager.
The Arsenal manager...