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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere seen smoking in Vegas

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere may find himself with some explaining to do when he returns to London after photos were posted online of the 22-year-old appearing to smoke while on holiday in Las Vegas.

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The pictures of Jack Wilshere were taken at a pool party in Las Vegas shortly before Germany won the World Cup.

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Arsenal 'buzzing' after Alexis Sanchez signing

Alexis Sanchez's arrival has left the Arsenal squad "buzzing" ahead of the new campaign, according to defender Carl Jenkinson - with more new signings expected before the Community Shield against Manchester City at Wembley.

Alexis Sanchez. Credit: PA

Arsenal moved swiftly to close out the transfer of Chile forward Sanchez in what is said to be a £30 million deal from Barcelona. Jenkinson believes he can help the FA Cup winners target more success: "He is world class and they are the sort of players you want to see at the club.

"The squad are buzzing as much as the fans, because if you are going to push on as a club and really compete for things, you need to sign top players," Jenkinson said on www.Arsenal.com.

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Sanchez: Wenger's style of play 'like Chile's team'

Alexis Sanchez has said he is "certainly glad" to be the first Chilean ever to play for Arsenal, after it was announced that the Barcelona player had signed with the club.

Chile international Alexis Sanchez Credit: PA

Speaking to Arsenal.com, Sanchez said: "Arsène Wenger´s style of play is the sort of style the Chilean national team has. Therefore I am used to it. Arsenal plays very well, which fits my style. That's why I moved here.

"I am definitely looking forward to playing there. Every child dreams to play in a ground like Emirates Stadium."

Celebrities hail Gunners' signing of Sanchez

Former England cricketer Phil Tufnell was among a host of stars praising Arsenal's signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. Actor Will Poulter and comedian Alan Davies said they were "so happy" that the Chile international striker had agreed to join the club on a long-term contract.

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SO HAPPY that @arsenal have signed Alexis Sanchez!!! What a signing... GOOOOOOOONERS #AFC

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Woke up this morning, looked over at my beautiful wife as she lay there sleeping and thought... Alexis Sanchez! woohoo!

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Sanchez signs for Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez joins Arsenal from Barcelona. Credit: Arsenal.

Chile international striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join Arsenal Football Club on a long-term contract.

Sanchez has just returned from the World Cup in Brazil, where he scored two goals in four appearances.

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger said: “As many people have seen during the World Cup this summer, Alexis is a fantastic footballer and we are delighted that he is joining us at Arsenal Football Club."

It is expected that Sanchez will make his first Arsenal appearance at the Emirates Cup, which takes place at Emirates Stadium on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3.

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Arsenal close in on Sanchez

Chile's Alexis Sanchez
Chile's Alexis Sanchez Credit: Nick Potts/EMPICS Sport

Arsenal are edging closer to signing 25-year-old Chile striker, Alexis Sanchez.The North London team have put in a £32 million pound bid with Barcelona and are hoping to seal the deal within the next 48 hours.

However, this sale may well be dependent on the Spanish team acquiring Liverpool's top striker, Luis Suarez.

England physio dislocates ankle celebrating goal

England physio Gary Lewin is carried off injured on a stretcher Credit: Mike Egerton/PA

England physio Gary Lewin, who used to work for Arsenal, is to return home from the World Cup after suffering a fracture and dislocation of his ankle. The Londoner sustained the injury while celebrating Daniel Sturridge's first-half equaliser in Saturday night's 2-1 defeat against Italy.

England physio Gary Lewin during the match Credit: Mike Egerton/PA

Lewin jumped off the bench while cheering and injured himself in the process. He left the field on a stretcher after a short break in play.

"That was a very sad moment for us," England boss Roy Hodgson said. "In celebrating the goal he jumped up, landed on a water bottle and dislocated his ankle.

"It was very painful. He was taken to hospital. The doctor set it, put it back in at the side of the field, but it's the end of the World Cup for Gary."

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