At least Arsenal managed to get through our final Champions League group game against Olympiacos and the two Premier League clashes with Sunderland and Aston Villa without losing any more players to injury. Seven first team players is more than enough to have in the treatment room thank you.
The Arsenal and Wales international star Aaron Ramsey is back from his latest injury and back where he wants to be, in the Arsenal first team and playing in his favoured central midfield role. It remains to be seen whether the dynamic 24-year old can prove to his club manager that he should play there all the time but he has got around three months while Santi Cazorla gets over his injury problem to do it.
With Arsene Wenger currently having to do without the brilliant Alexis Sanchez and other key players like Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin, his chances of guiding Arsenal to the Premier League title are resting even more heavily on the talented shoulders of the German international play maker Mesut Ozil.
How good are Arsenal? by Briantole
Many predicted that this will be the year Arsenal finally deliver. Having ended last season on a high and bringing the same tempo in the following season as evidenced by our unbeaten pre-season. But injuries and suspensions seem to hold us back. So without them how good are we?
Before Arsenal’s game against Sunderland, Arsene Wenger parried questions about the rumoured long lay off for our little Spaniard Santi Cazorla, Mikel Arteta and Alexis Sanchez by simply saying “I don’t know.” despite rumours saying that Cazorla could be out for even longer than his midfield team-mate Francis Coquelin.