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Footballing news from around the world for Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

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Belgium national team cancel training ahead of Portugal friendly following Brussels explosions | talkSPORT
The thoughts of TSF are with Brussels and the people of Belgium today.

Arsenal's win over Everton has given players new belief in the title race, insists Mohamed Elneny - Mirror Online
Gunners midfielder Elneny says Arsenal’s win at Everton has given them new belief. Love this guy.

Why Theo Walcott Is the Arsenal Player Most in Need of the International Break | Bleacher Report
Could a break benefit Walcott, who has been far from his best for some time?

How Alex Iwobi became Arsenal's surprise bright spark
He wasn't the first to be thrown in at the deep end. And he probably won't be the last.

Report: New deal lined up for Iwobi | Arseblog News - the Arsenal news site
Way to go, kid!

Real Madrid set to launch incredible £60m raid for Everton goal-machine Romelu Lukaku
What could this mean for departures from the Bernabéu?

Arsenal board instructs Arsene Wenger to spend 160m - ESPN FC
The transfer window may be shut, but the rumour mill rolls on.

Iwobi and Elneny give Arsenal and Wenger hope - ESPN FC
These are not happy times at Arsenal, says Andrew Mangan, but there are glimpses of promise to come out of a difficult season for Arsene Wenger's men.

Boss - Welbeck gives us so many options | News Archive | News | Arsenal.com
‘He can play on the flanks and through the middle, so I can play him with Giroud or [instead of] Giroud’ Could the resurgence of Arsenal's Mancunian forward/winger spell the end of Theo Walcott's tenure for the Gunners?

Arsenal's summer rebuild: The 8 players who must go first when the Gunners reshape their squad - James McNicholas - Mirror Online
All of these are pretty obvious, although if we sell Wojciech and keep Hobbit Dave, I'm going to break something.

Athletic Evolution: How Arsenal Have Outgrown Per Mertesacker & Olivier Giroud

I think anyone trying to argue that Gabriel > Mertesacker would have a tough time doing it with a straight face, but it has become apparent that our towering German has lost his spot since his red card against Chelsea. We've also seen Giroud relegated to the bench in favor of the more dynamic Welbeck. This is an interesting bit-sized piece.

RUMOURS: Oxlade-Chamberlain on Guardiola's Manchester City transfer shortlist - Goal.com

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is on Pep Guardiola’s four-man transfer shortlist for Manchester City, according to The Times.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action | Football | The Guardian
Harry Kane should lead the line for England, Alan Pardew should focus on Palace’s slump, and West Ham need to tie down Manuel Lanzini

RUMOURS: Pellegrini wants Neville's job at Valencia - Goal.com
Don't worry, guys, we're totally hiring Gary Neville.

Lahm Exclusive: Technology can help us but players must stop cheating - Goal.com
In Philipp Lahm's latest column for Goal the Bayern Munich skipper talks referees, technology and how players must act within the rules of the game