First of all, thanks to all who voted in the poll the other day. It was more or less dead even, although for a while it seemed that Dick van Dyke and his porpoises were going to be the big winner/loser.
Now then, some links:
7AM Kickoff breaks down the problems with international friendlies, although Arsenal appear to have escaped more or less intact from the latest round...
...although Jack Wilshere is going to have to undertake a test tomorrow, and Tomas Rosicky may have a slight hamstring problem, according to Arsène Wenger.
Yogi's Warrior at A Cultured Left Foot talks about who might start against Spurs on Saturday:
Much depends though on whom Wenger believes Tottenham will start with. If he is inclined to believe they will favour Crouch, then he should go with Djourou. Whilst Koscielny is good enough in the air, I believe Djourou is better.
Arseblogger, meanwhile, worries about Arshavin's fitness after playing a full 90 minutes for Russia yesterday.
The Offside's Arsenal blogger, Martin, writes a long and thoughtful piece about players and their public, online personas. [I must say that I personally enjoy Jack Wilshere's twitter feed very much].
Sagna asks supporters not to boo William Gallas upon his return on Saturday.
Wenger has critiqued England's lack of fight at Wembley yesterday, saying that they appear to play in a very inhibited way in front of their supporters.
And finally, well, how about this Samir Nasri goal to get everyone back in the swing of things?