Injury News Ahead of Arsenal's FA Cup Semi-Final Clash at Wembley.

Tomorrow is our FA Cup semi-final clash against Wigan at Wembley and ahead of the trip Arsene Wenger has given an update on his players' fitness.


There would be late fitness tests to decide if some players would play or not because they have a 50:50 chance of appearing in the tie. Players affected include Chamberlain (groin), Gibbs (ankle) and Rosicky (thigh). Last minute tests would be conducted to know if they would be included or not.

Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny are definitely out of the tie. According to the manager, the latter should be fit to play next Tuesday while he gave Ozil's possible return date as next week Saturday.

Mr Diaby is back and should begin full training by next week. Contrary to what was reported earlier that he will not play again this season, the injury-prone French midfielder may resume playing again in the next few weeks.

Aaron Ramsey will start against Wigan. Flamini's absence is one of the reasons why the manager has decided to give him a starting place. If not for that, the Welshman may just have to come in as a substitute since he is just returning from a 3-month injury. His performance as a sub against Everton shows he is ready for a full return so there is no cause for alarm.

Jack Wilshere is progressing well though he has not started running. He should begin some light exercise by next week.

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