Finally some bit of good news for the Gunners as four of six key players sidelined by injuries are set to return and help the team as the premiere league edges closer to a halt.
1. Aaron Ramsey.
Arsenal are set to welcome Aaron Ramsey back from an injury that sidelined him since Boxing Day. recent reports according to the Mirror has revealed that the Welsh star is due to rejoin training today and has a chance of making the squad for the FA Cup semi final
2. Abou Diaby.
Information on the club’s official website indicate that Diaby, who was last seen kicking the round leather ball over a year ago is set to resume training with the first team this week.
“Diaby is coming back now. He had a preparation in France, where he had his rehab, and will be back to full training on April 1,” Wenger said.
3. Mesut Ozil.
Arsenal playmaker and club record signing Mesut Ozil is edging closer to his return than earlier expected.The talented midfielder has been left sidelined with a hamstring injury which he suffered during Arsenals’ second leg Champions League clash against Bayern Munich last month.
The 25-year-old had to undergo intensive physio sessions and has now stepped up gym work and is set to rejoin the training group soon According to the Mirror. Although Ozil is unlikely to be fit for the FA Cup semi-final against Wigan next week Saturday, but he should be available soon after.
4. Laurent Koscielny
Koscielny on his part is not altogether ruled out of the match at Wembley yet as reports also say he is with an outside chance of making the semi final match. Koscielny, who is sidelined with a calf injury sustained in a match in which the Gunners lost to Chelsea two Saturdays ago will be a massive boost to the team’s defence that could do with some backups before anything goes wrong.
Jack Wilshere (broken foot) and Theo Walcott (knee) are still out, but the former is hopeful of being fit before the end of the season so he can prove his fitness for the World Cup.
Injuries to key players have more than anything else affected our club, seriously denting our title hopes, and is responsible for the teams’ drop from top of the league to 4th place where it currently occupies.