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Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour believes Gunners striker Olivier Giroud is the "main man" at the club.

"He had a brilliant game against West Ham," said Parlour. "I think Giroud is the main man [at Arsenal]. The goal against West Ham will help him to push on now."

Full story: talkSPORT

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says he often calls up former Villa manager Martin O'Neill for advice - and he has every intention of carrying on doing so.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

Ex-Republic of Ireland international Kevin Kilbane says current national team manager Giovanni Trapattoni is "fighting a losing battle" after the 6-1 loss to Germany.

Full story: talkSPORT

Former England winger John Barnes says young players like Danny Welbeck need to play more in the Premier League if they are to become international regulars.

Full story: talkSPORT

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