Jack Wilshere is set to return to Arsenal’s starting line-up for this evening’s Champions League last sixteen first leg against holders Bayern Munich.
Mikel Arteta is suspended, and will miss out along with injured quartet Thomas Vermaelen, Theo Walcott, Abou Diaby and Aaron Ramsey.
Mesut Ozil has heaped praise on his teammate Tomas Rosick by saying that he is one of the best midfielders in the Premier League, the Express understands.
The Czech Republic international has enjoyed some of the best football of his Arsenal career this season, playing alongside Ozil and Santi Cazorla.
Arsenal target Alvaro Morata has suggested that he will consider leaving Real Madrid if he continues to be used sparingly, according to the Mail Online.
The Spain U21 international has been linked with a January move to the Premier League, with Arsenal leading the chase for his services though Liverpool and North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur are also said to be monitoring his situation at the Bernabeu.
Jack Wilshere has admitted that he is not confident of being in Roy Hodgson’s England squad for next summer’s World Cup finals, the Mirror understands.
The Gunners midfielder is odds on to be included in the party that will fly to Brazil in June, but is not resting on his laurels.
Jack Wilshere has been ruled out of this evening’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund with an ankle problem.
Fellow midfielder Mathieu Flamini (groin) hasn’t made the trip though Kieran Gibbs is available after recovering from a hip problem.
Arsenal have no fresh injury worries ahead of their clash with Liverpool at the Emirates in tomorrow’s late kick off in the Premier League.
Mathieu Flamini and Serge Gnabry remain out of contention along with Lukas Podolski, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Yaya Sanogo and Abou Diaby, though Mikel Arteta returns following a one-match suspension.
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Goals from Mikel Arteta and Olivier Giroud secured a 2-0 in for Arsenal against managerless Crystal Palace to keep them two points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Arteta opened the scoring from the penalty spot shortly after the restart after Adlene Guediora’s foul on Serge Gnabry, before the Spaniard was dismissed for a professional foul on former Gunner Marouane Chamakh.
Arsenal kept hold of top spot after extending their winning streak in the league to five games with victory at Swansea City on Saturday afternoon.
After a goalless first half, Germany U17 international Serge Gnabry opened the scoring with his first goal for the club on 58 minutes.