Wenger reveals injury woes
Arsene Wenger has revealed yet more injury concerns as his depleted side travel to Everton on Saturday.
By Jamie Casey
Last Updated: 13/08/09 9:21pm
Arsene Wenger has revealed yet more injury concerns as his depleted Arsenal side prepare to travel to Everton on Saturday.
Lukasz Fabianski and Johan Djourou have been added to Wenger's injury list which already included the likes of Theo Walcott, Samir Nasri and Tomas Rosicky.
No.2 keeper Fabianski has undergone surgery on his troublesome knee injury, while defender Johan Djourou will also miss the start of the season through a knee injury.
"We have some problems," Wenger told Arsenal TV Online.
"We have Theo Walcott, who is not available. [Abou] Diaby has a little groin problem, but he could be available.
"[Also] we have lost Johan Djourou and Lukasz Fabianski because they had injuries.
"Lukasz had a cartilage surgery. He will be out for two months. Johan has a knee problem that will take some time to cure - one month.
"Thomas Vermaelen played 45 minutes for Belgium last night and came through okay so he will be available."
Wenger feels both Rosicky and Nasri are rehabilitating well and expects to have the former back in action within two weeks as the Gunners seek to end their trophy drought this season.
"Tomas Rosicky is two weeks away," said Wenger. "Samir Nasri [has been out] three-and-a-half weeks now, but it will be six or seven weeks until he is available for training."