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Arsenal's walking wounded: An injury update

24 Feb 2014, 16:18 IST
Laurent Koscielny

Laurent Koscielny

With super tough fixtures coming up, Arsenal have to keep their players in best shape so that they will have some chance to end their trophy less run. Here are the latest injury updates.

Laurent Koscielny

Koscielny has a back problem,  he was substituted against Sunderland but Wenger confirmed that he will be available for the next game.

Nacho Monreal

Nacho has a foot problem and he is also expected to be back for the next game.

Mesut Ozil

A thigh problem made him sit out for the game against Sunderland. He too will be available for the selection for the upcoming game.

Jack Wilshere

Wenger said,


” He had a tight hamstring, I don’t know if it is bad or not. They tell me it is not too bad.”

Kieran Gibbs

Missed the game against Sunderland. No return date revealed.

Thomas Vermaelen

In a latest interview, he said,

“I don’t want to put a date on it, but I can say it will be short-term. I’m building up my fitness now.”

Aaron Ramsey

Return date unavailable but expected to be back in March.

Theo Walcott

Out for  rest of the season.

Abou Diaby

Expected to back in March.

Kim Kallstrom

Wenger revealed earlier this month that their new singing is expected to back during the end of February.

He said,

[Being fit at the end of February] is the best-case scenario.  He might play before that [the end of February] but he might play as well later.”

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