The Hard Tackle takes a look at the most important Arsenal news that have been making the rounds.
Former Manchester United and current Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has recently stated that he thinks Jose Mourinho is one of the deepest thinkers in football. He also named Ashley Cole as the toughest player he's played against.
With the January transfer window not far away, Ashley Cole's future remains uncertain
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has agreed to put aside the difference and play in a UNICEF charity game. The Manchester United defender and John Terry, Ashley Cole had become sworn enemies during the criminal trial that ran after Terry was accused of racially abusing Ferdinand's brother Anton.
England manager Roy Hodgson has cited the development of Manchester United defenders Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw as a major satisfaction of his side's successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.
Raheem Sterling scored within three minutes of his debut, as his team were twice pegged back by brilliant AS Roma goals, only for the Premier League club to win it on penalties courtesy of Joe Hart's heroics.
Defence is the biggest area of concern for Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal at the moment and the club has planned a double swoop for Ashley Cole and Benedikt Howedes in the January transfer window.
Chelsea FC manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that both Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole were offered new contracts before they were released.
Chelsea have reportedly begun talks with Sporting Lisbon, over a summer move for Liverpool target Marcos Rojo.
The Englishman tweeted yesterday of saying goodbye to Stamford Bridge