Arsenal is powering their way through the Champions League, but not without issues. As well as many injured players, could Arsenal’s manager be getting cold feet? Arsene Wenger has admitted that he had been repeatedly courted for the PSG job, conceding that their president Nasser al-Khelafi had offered him the job on three separate occasions. Arsenal still shows promising signs but with a list of injured players, are they the football team you should be betting on? If the injuries carry on, it could still be anyone’s game.
Their manager, Wenger has confirmed Koscienly will be available for games even after he suffered a heavy blow to the face during the final few minutes of Arsenal’s late win against Southampton this season.
Ramsey has finally returned to training with the Gunners, after hurting his hamstring during the season’s curtain-raiser against Arsenal having had a busy summer with Wales at the Euro 2016. The PSG game came around too quickly for him to return but he is ready to make his comeback.
Gabriel returned to full training just before the Southampton game and has an outside chance of making the squad of the game in Paris. Gabriel is determined to fight for a starting spot at Arsenal despite the arrival of £35 million signing Musatfi and Koscielny, who are expected to star but he still has a good chance if he trains hard.
Mertesacker heads the list of long-term absentees at Arsenal and is not actually expect to return until the New Year, when he will have to battle with new signing Mustafi for a starting place.
Arsenal received a rare injury boost when it was revealed Welback, could be back as sooner than first anticipated. It is now thought that December will be the target for his return to fitness.
Jenkinson has been out for nine months with an anterior cruciate knee injury but recently said he was near a return on Instagram, although no official date has been mentioned.