Vermaelen hails Czech international’s importance to the team after he signed a new contract with the Club
'When you want to win you have to first of all win the challenge and win the battle in the midfield'
Arsene Wenger discusses the importance of the FA Cup and how he would improve it
Get the latest interactive heatmaps, chalkboard and player stats from Stoke City game
'The basis of the team is still there and we... have the penetrative power to make a difference'
Re-live the famous extra-time win over Liverpool at Wembley in 1971 that saw Bertie Mee's side make history
The story of 'The Five Minute Final' that ended with Alan Sunderland's late winner
Arsene Wenger discusses the importance of the FA Cup, how he would improve it and his favourite memories
The Big Interview:Arsene Wenger
This week our statistician examines Arsenal's record over the final 10 league games - and looks ahead to our FA Cup tie
Behind the Numbers:The run-in
Watch our special feature with the Arsenal left back
Close Up:Kieran Gibbs
Michael Cox analyses how Arsenal's seemingly lop-sided approach gives the team its balance between attack and defence
Eye for Detail:The Right Way
We examine a particular season of Arsenal's glorious history, what happened, when and where, the stats and the facts