The Welshman has been the catalyst for the Gunners' title challenge in a remarkable season in which he has already scored 13 goals in 22 games, and again impressed against Cardiff.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Carlo Ancelotti's side thrashed Galatasaray despite the absence of its star man and Sergio Ramos' red card, while the Catalans lost out to 10-man Ajax without Messi.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Recent arrests in England show no territory is beyond the fixers, Qatar deals with the fallout of the Belounis case and we say goodbye to a Brazilian legend.
The Rossoneri CEO was once lauded as the best in the business, but his fall from grace is now complete after he announced his resignation on Friday.
We put our necks on the line with our match predictions for this weekend's Premier League fixtures.
Jozy Altidore is still looking for his first English Premier League goal for Sunderland, and this weekend it will be USA teammate Brad Guzan who tries keeping it away from him.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
While its issues aren't as obvious as those faced by some of its rivals, Cruz Azul could do well to shake up its aging roster.
Chris Eaton, the sports integrity director at the International Centre for Sports Security, believes "cocky self confidence" in the game has allowed for corruption
The attacker equaled Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League tally with his early strike against Olympiakos.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The Sporting Kansas City playmaker has enjoyed a standout playoffs after struggling to lock down a starting spot throughout 2013.
Wednesday's games produced a staggering 36 goals and just as many memorable images - Goal rounds up the best photos from a compelling night of action.
The striker has experienced a great start to life in Italy, but he remains without a goal in European competition since April 2009.
RSL still sits one game away from a second MLS Cup title, but Sunday's series victory against Portland, and the Western Conference trophy it delivered, was still special.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The England international struck twice to secure victory for Arsene Wenger's men despite Mesut Ozil's missed penalty and keep them on top of Group F.
International investigator Chris Eaton gives an insight into the extent of criminal activity in the sport, not least the 1-2 billion pounds wagered by just three syndicates
The former Real Madrid star's form has tailed off in recent weeks after his initial blistering start, but the return of the England speedster should be of huge benefit
Monday, November 25, 2013
The Real Madrid and Portugal star excelled for club and country, claiming the honor over the likes of Sergio Aguero and Carlos Vela.
David Moyes should promote his youthful center backs, and the jury is out on all seven of Spurs' summer signings after a 6-0 defeat to Manchester City.
Several sides are on the cusp of qualification for the knockout stage ahead of this week's Champions League action.
VIDEO: Our Champions League show returns for the penultimate round of the group stage, as we preview this week's major games from Europe's premier club competition.