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Arsenal 0-2 Man City: ‘Gunners need to work on passing options’

Jermaine Jenas and Martin Keown analyse why Man City were able to beat Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates and feel there is a lot to work for the Gunners to do under new boss Unai Emery.

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Defeat in Emery’s opener is a reality check for Arsenal

Sunday’s defeat by Man City showed how Arsenal’s players are still getting used to how new manager Unai Emery wants them to play, says Martin Keown.

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Gossip: Barcelona to move for Pogba in January

Barcelona to pursue Pogba in January, Karius a target for Besiktas, Rabiot turns down deal with PSG, plus more.

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Rúben Neves sets the gold standard for Wolves grander designs

Portuguese midfielder stamps his class on promoted side’s Premier League return but 10-man Everton expose defensive shortcomings in 2-2 drawAs Wolverhampton Wanderers walked out to a reception of fireworks, billowing smoke and 28,000 or so frenetically…

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Maurizio Sarri’s style already paying dividends for David Luiz and Chelsea | Nick Miller

The Brazilian was sidelined under Antonio Conte but appears reinvigorated after adapting quickly to new methodsOf all the people who might have welcomed Antonio Conte’s departure from Chelsea this summer, David Luiz was probably quite high on the list….

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‘The modern-day Martin Peters’ – who made Garth’s Team of the Week?

Which player has the air of Martin Peters? And who has a touch of Alan Hansen? Find out in Garth Crooks’ team of the week and pick your own.

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Pep Guardiola: ‘We are delighted with Raheem Sterling … we count on him’

• Manchester City manager wants resolution on contract talks• ‘We’ll do our effort to make him feel we count on him’Pep Guardiola has underlined his desire to keep Raheem Sterling at Manchester City, despite talks over a new contract remaining on hold,…

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New manager but same old script for Arsenal as Unai Emery enters stage | Amy Lawrence

There is clearly a lot more listening to do and a lot more practising before the side show what the Spaniard wantsThe Emirates curtains raised to reveal the same well-worn set. There may be a new director orchestrating it all, and some new faces in the…

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‘Oops’ – Mendy struggles to avoid social media despite Guardiola hint

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy cannot stop using Twitter despite a plea by boss Pep Guardiola to use it less.

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Quiz: What happened in the opening weekend of the Premier League?

Do you remember what happened in this weekend’s 10 Premier League games?

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Arsenal 0-2 Man City: Unai Emery says Gunners improved after half-time

Unai Emery says Arsenal didn’t play how he wanted in the first half of the Gunners 2-0 defeat to Manchester City at the Emirates.

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Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola hails ‘fantastic squad’

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola praises his “fantastic squad” after they beat Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates in their first Premier League match of the season.

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Bernardo Silva sets seal on dominant Manchester City win over Arsenal

If nothing else, at least Unai Emery can console himself that not every opponent in the Premier League will be as daunting as Manchester City. The fixture list was unkind to the new Arsenal manager and Pep Guardiola’s team duly continued where they lef…

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Jürgen Klopp: Liverpool cannot be anything but the challenger – video

Jürgen Klopp was pleased with Liverpool’s convincing start to the season, but has warned there will be much tougher tests ahead. Liverpool underlined their Premier League title credentials with a comprehensive 4-0 defeat of West Ham at Anfiel…

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Jürgen Klopp: ‘The players know this season will be unbelievably hard’

• Liverpool manager says players must be ready for all challenges• Klopp, however, savoured a good start in 4-0 rout of West HamJürgen Klopp has said Liverpool face an “unbelievably hard” Premier League season despite opening the campaign with a 4-0 ro…

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