Category Archives: Arsenal Injury News

Is Bellerin REALLY ready to step up for Arsenal?

Bellerin Ready for the Next Step at Arsenal! by AT

Arsenal’s inability to adequately bolster the defence in the summer has quite evidently cost them very early on in the new campaign. News has broken out today confirming that Mathieu Debuchy will be on the sidelines for the next three months, leaving Arsene Wenger’s side with no recognized right-backs.

While Calum Chambers is very much capable of putting in a shift at right-back, the young Englishman cannot be tied down to that spot as he’ll have to his duties at central defence as well, Mertesacker and Koscielny cannot be expected to start every game, there are bound to be injuries.

BANG! Arsenal’s worst fears come true with Debuchy injury!

The injury curse that seems to have been hanging over the Emirates stadium and the Arsenal team in recent years goes on. After already losing our main striker Olivier Giroud to a bizarre tibia injury for three months, we now face about the same amount of time without our first choice right back.

Arsene Wenger has revealed in an Arsenal.com report that Mathieu Debuchy has already had surgery on his problem ankle that will mean the Gunners will not be able to call on the France international until around the turn of the year.

Where does Wilshere ankle injury leave Arsenal?

The next two days could turn out to be the most important of the season for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger. A humbling and humiliating Champions League defeat by Borussia Dortmund on the back of a stuttering start to the Premier League season has left us teetering on the brink of disaster.

Morale and self belief among the players must be pretty low and Wenger also has a mounting injury crisis to deal with ahead of a must win away game with high flying Aston Villa, who beat Liverpool at Anfield last weekend, so now is when the manager needs to really earn his money.

Wenger says Arsenal could have Debuchy back SOON

Obviously it will not be any use to Arsenal tonight in the Champions League away to Borussia Dortmund, or the Premier League game at Aston Villa this weekend, but Arsene Wenger is optimistic that the injury to our French right back may not be nearly as bad as first feared.

Speaking in the pre-match press conference, as reported by ESPN, the Arsenal boss revealed that the 29-year old France international is due to have a scan today on his sprained ankle, but the club is hopeful for a good result. He also played down the so-called defensive crisis that has ruled out Nacho Monreal and made young Calum Chambers a doubt as well.

Why Debuchy injury might NOT be bad news for Arsenal

Injuries and Arsenal are two words that have gone together way too often in the last few years and so are we really surprised to hear that our new right back, Mathieu Debuchy, might be out of action for as much as two months after picking up an ankle problem in the 2-2 draw with Man City yesterday?

Of course it is bad news for Arsenal, especially as the defensive side of the squad is the one that we have got the least cover for. But in a way this could turn out to be a bit of a blessing in disguise. Why? Because it will give the young Spanish defender Hector Bellerin a chance to show what he can do in the first team.

Debuchy injury highlights Arsenal and Wenger’s transfer failings!

IN some ways, the summer transfer window that recently closed was one of the best for Arsenal fans in many a year, with some really exciting players like Alexis Sanchez coming in. But looking at it from another point of view, it was yet another disappointing one for us long suffering Gooners.

If you count the injury to Olivier Giroud, the transfers of Danny Welbeck, Mathieu Debuchy, David Ospina and Calum Chambers were not additions to the current squad, they were replacements, because we lost Bacary Sagna, Thomas Vermaelen and Lukasz Fabianski at the same time.

Why Arsenal should NOT risk Ramsey for Man City

When the Arsenal Player of the Year for last season appeared to turn his ankle on that awful £G artificial pitch in Andorra right at the end of the Wales international game this week, Arsene Wenger must have been cursing his luck. It was the last international game of the two week break and we seemed to have escaped unscathed until Ramsey limped off worryingly.

We no know the news is not that bad, as Wenger’s pre-match press conference reported by ESPN revealed. But the Frenchman admitted to fearing the worst after Rambo missed so much of last season with an injury that was thought to be minor at first. So his relief was palpable and totally understandable.

Arsenal NEED Giroud and MUST support him says team mate

At first I thought that Arsenal were getting the same bad luck as last season when, after the likes of Gibbs and Arteta had picked up little knocks, our main centre forward Olivier Giroud was ruled out for the rest of the year after an innocuous challenge at the end of the Everton game.

But when you look at it, out luck was not so bad after all because it happened in time for Arsene Wenger to go and sign Danny Welbeck from Man United as cover. And if the same thing had happened in the second half of last season it would probably have been a disaster and may have seen the Gunners drop out of the top four and fail to win a trophy again.

Walcott warns rivals Arsenal pace will be UNSTOPPABLE!!

Arsenal have had to do without the flying England forward for about nine months now and there is no doubt that we have really missed him. Losing his pace was particularly damaging in the latter half of last season, because with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain also missing the Gunners were bereft of any pace on the flanks and in attack and we suffered accordingly.

Well how times have changed and it is no wonder that Walcott is rubbing his hands about his imminent return to action, because all of a sudden the Gunners are blessed with pace in abundance. Both of the new forward signings, Danny Welbeck and Alexis Sanchez, are seriously speedy, while the Ox is fit again and there is also Joel Campbell to consider.

Arsenal get DOUBLE injury boost from Ozil and Ramsey!!

It is still not absolutely certain that either Aaron Ramsey or Mesut Ozil will be fit enough to start the big Premier League clash with Man City at the Emirates stadium on Saturday, but the chances are looking a lot bigger than they were yesterday.

And if both Arsenal midfielders or either one is not quite ready for that game, they probably will be available for the Champions League trip to face Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. The Germany international who missed both of his country’s games during the break actually trained as normal with his Arsenal team mates yesterday, so unless Arsene Wenger is being super careful with him or saving him for Dortmund, he should start against Citeh.

Arsenal rocked by Ramsey injury worry!!

Just when Arsenal thought they had come through the two week international break with no real injury and fitness concerns, our star midfielder Aaron Ramsey seemed to pick up an injury in the last few minutes of Wales’ hard fought win in Andorra.

The referee had not been helping Wales by allowing the Andorran players to get away with some hefty and dangerous challenges. But it was not a bad tackle that caused the Arsenal man a problem. It appeared to be as a result of the artificial 3G pitch.

Rosicky and Campbell should not be ignored by Arsenal

Arsenal: Two players who have been under-utilized by SE

The Gunners have it all to do, if they are to compete for more silverware this season, following the FA Cup win from last May. Wenger’s wizards, after pummeling Manchester City in the FA Community shield, haven’t had an enviable start to their campaign, which, so far, has seen them win two games from five competitive outings.

However, once the international break culminates, Arsenal have a fixture pileup to contend with, and it remains to be seen whether the North Londoners can manage the action-packed months ahead, without rotating their relatively big squad.