Arsenal players celebrate beating Manchester United

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By Ben Collins

All times stated are UK

  1. The Independenthas reported that Hertha Berlin have agreed a loan deal for Arsenal midfielderGranit Xhakawith a view to a £25m permanent move, but it is still dependent on Mikel Arteta’s say-so to go through in January.
  • after beating Manchester United to earn a first win under new boss Mikel Arteta.

    Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Nicolas Pepe scored to help the Gunners up to 10th in the Premier League, four points behind fifth-placed United.

    It ended a run of seven home games without victory and was a first success against top-half opposition this term.

    “I believe he [Arteta] can improve every player,” said Luiz. “Mikel is a great coach and knows football. He was a great player, he brings things and I believe in his philosophy.

    “We are going to do big things in the future, but step by step.”

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  • latest Football Daily podcast they asked if the Cherries’ boss Eddie Howe is unsackable?

    Michael Brown and Jonathan Greening also discussed those welcome wins for Arsenal and West Ham as their new bosses began 2020 with a bang.

  • set to have scans to find out the extent of the knee injuries.
  • victory against Burnley at Turf Moor despite having a goal ruled out for a marginal offside by the video assistant referee system.

    Jack Grealish thought he had put Villa ahead, nodding in Ezri Konsa’s cross, but striker Wesley was deemed inches offside in the build-up.

    Grealish turned provider for Wesley 16 minutes later, before making it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time with a powerful strike inside the box.

    Burnley responded in the second half, though it took until the 80th minute for Chris Wood to record their first shot on target – nodding a cross past goalkeeper Tom Heaton at the back post to make it 2-1.