What the papers say: Arsenal plan new Wenger contract to keep key players

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The Sun - We're right behind Blue
ARSENE WENGER reckons Manchester United can still win five trophies this season — despite all their recent problems. But the Arsenal boss is determined to stop their quest for glory and has not given up hope of catching Liverpool and Chelsea in the league.


The Daily Mirror - Arsene Wenger says Arsenal are primed for late trophy surge
Arsene Wenger believes his Arsenal side have enough energy to go flat out for the rest of the season. The Arsenal manager has banished the idea that tiredness might derail a late surge for trophies and he is prepared to rotate his squad despite a rush of injuries.

The Daily Mail - We will play key role in title race, says Arsenal boss Wenger
Arsene Wenger insists Chelsea are still a major threat to Manchester United and Liverpool in the title race - but that Arsenal will be the kingmakers.

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has hinted he is ready to commit his future to the Gunners.

The Times - Arsenal's plan to keep Arsene Wenger
Arsenal are planning to offer Arsène Wenger a new contract at the end of the season in a bid to entice key players to stay at the club.

The Daily TelegraphArsenal reject Lassana Diarra attacks former manager Arsene Wenger
Lassana Diarra has launched a scathing attack on Arsene Wenger, accusing his former manager of not speaking to him and filling him with doubt.

The Independent - Wenger targets cup double
Arsene Wenger has all but conceded any possibility of the Premier League title but still believes the team have a realistic chance of silverware in the Champions League and FA Cup.

The Guardian - Theo Walcott admits burning desire for Arsenal glory after baptism of fire
Theo Walcott decided to get nasty this week. The final straw had come when Sheila, on reception at Arsenal's training centre, described him as "the nicest footballer I've ever met in my 39 years". Something had to be done and a plan was duly put in place.

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