Djourou back at Arsenal

Swiss defender returns to Emirates for treatment

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Djourou back at Arsenal

Djourou: Knee injury

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Johan Djourou has returned to Arsenal for treatment after picking up a knee injury while on international duty.

Defender Djourou has been released from the Switzerland squad to return to the Emirates for treatment on a knee injury

The 22-year-old is suffering from inflammation in his left kneecap and will miss Wednesday's friendly against Italy in Basle as a precaution.

Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld told the Swiss FA's official website: "We don't want to take an unnecessary risk shortly before the start of his club's season."

Arsenal have yet to comment on the seriousness of the injury.

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