Tuesday marks the end of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign. By Wednesday morning, 20 of the 24 qualifiers will be known (the final four places will be decided by playoffs next month). As usual, a host of Arsenal stars will be headed to the competition if fitness permits.
Some, like Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil, are guaranteed to be among the first names selected by their international coaches. However, several of the club's players will be fretting anxiously about their place in their respective...
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is hoping to return from his long-term injury around the New Year.
Welbeck, 24, underwent surgery on his left knee at the beginning of September with the club saying he will be out for "a period of months."
The England international, who signed for the Gunners from Manchester United in 2014, is on the road to recovery and is optimistic of making his comeback in around two months' time.
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He told Sport360: "It's difficult to put an exact date on it, around the New Year....
New Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has accused Arsene Wenger of being arrogant and said he relished winding up the Arsenal boss.
Wenger's Arsenal often found it difficult when playing Allardyce's former side Bolton, where Allardyce was in charge from 1999 to 2007.
Since leaving Bolton, who were renowned for their direct style of play, Allardyce has managed Newcastle, Blackburn and West Ham, who he left at the end of last season before being appointed Sunderland's new boss last week.
It has been a productive international break for Arsenal players. Alexis Sanchez scored a goal against Brazil, Theo Walcott netted for England, Mesut Ozil helped Germany seal a spot at Euro 2016 and Aaron Ramsey's Wales achieved their highly improbable qualification for the same finals, their first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup.
They're all good stories worthy of comment but perhaps the most eye-catching contribution from an Arsenal player in international colours came in a match with...