Injury News: Arsenal Star Returns for Aston Villa Game.

Arsenal have been off balance in their last couple of Premier League games. After that narrow win in the opening game of the season against Crystal Palace, it has not been so rosy for Arsene Wenger’s side.

They recorded consecutive draws against Everton, Leicester and Manchester City before they went on to lose away in Germany against Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League last Tuesday. All these poor displays can be blamed on the manager’s tactics and injuries to key players.

The struggle continues on Saturday afternoon as the Gunners would be taking on Aston Villa at Villa Park. Who will or will not be fit to play? We have heard from the horse’s mouth at his pre-match press conference so read on.

Spanish left-back, Nacho Monreal missed out of the Gunner’s 2-0 loss to Dortmund through a back injury. He was tipped to be okay by today but unfortunately, there has been less improvement. There is no set time for his return at the moment though the boss feels it is short-term.

Jack Wilshere had some issues with his ankle after Tuesday’s game and Wenger thought it to be something serious. He was actually wrong because it was just a click on the ankle of the England international. He is okay to appear in the team for tomorrow. Sanogo is still having issues with his hamstring so you’ll have to wait some more time if you are missing him already.

Calum Chambers whose absence was felt in the team during Arsenal’s last encounter is back for good. Hector Bellerin replaced him because he had an inflammation on a tissue in his throat. Expect him to start at Villa. Flamini is back too.

Errrrm!! Who again? Yes Mathieu Debuchy. It is exactly a week since he got injured while on duty for Arsenal. The new signing from Newcastle United injured his ankle and initial reports claimed it was a serious problem but no official announcement has been made on this front. At his media chat, Wenger said that scans are still on. The extent of the damage to his ligaments would determine if he will go under the knife, that is have a surgery or not.

We pray it does not result in a surgery but should that be the case then the Frenchman will be out for at least three months. If no operation is required, six weeks is the duration for his exclusion from action.

With Olivier Giroud already out till 2015, it would be a big pain in the but for the North-Londoners if Debuchy heads in that same direction. These two guys are first team players. Hoping for a positive scan result and a new spark in the team. Wishing the boys all the best in our next game.

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