Arsene Wenger has given an uncomfortable interview about the latest injury update of Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla. The Spaniard has been out of action since October last year, when he was only expected to be missing for a matter of months. Cazorla has since had his return date moved a number of times, and it remains to be seen whether he will return at all.
Arsenal take on Everton at Goodison Park today and are missing a portion of our squad, but who is expected to be out for the coming weeks?
Arsene Wenger confirmed that Shkodran Mustafi is expected to be out until January at the earliest, which looks likely to see Gabriel returned to his central role, with Hector Bellerin back in the manager’s plans following his own injury.
Jack Wilshere featured for Arsenal’s Under-21 side tonight against West Bromwich Albion, and gave his coaches a fright before being allowed to see the match out.
The England international was making his third appearance since recovering from a leg injury which has prevented him from playing a second of Premier League football this season.
The Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has admitted that he was playing through the pain barrier for the whole of last season, which severely affected his performances, but this year he is perfectly fit and ready to make a big impression on the side.
The Arsenal injury curse and Jack Wilshere’s personal nightmare goes on and on. Young Jack was the subject of yet another crunching tackle as he sprinted into the Man United penalty area last week, and it has resulted in another operation on his left ankle.