TEAM NEWS : Arteta & Mertesacker To Start Tomorrow As Gibbs Returns

Le Boss gave an interview to Arsenal.com this morning and revealed team news ahead of Swansea’s visit to the Emirates and we can say most if not all are good news.

Vermaelen & Wilshere
He said Vermaelen’s surgery was a success and that he should be back within a month. The injury this time is on his left ankle and has nothing to do with his achilles tendon.
Wilshere on the other hand is expected to be out for much longer as he’ll be in a cast in about a month and on the pitch in two. Aren’t you glad we got Mertesacker & Arteta now? I am

New Signings
Of all the new signings that were brought in during the last few days of the summer window, only the duo of Arteta & Mertesacker are in line to start and make their club debuts and what better place to make that than at the Emirates. Arteta would fit in nicely I’m sure and so too the giant German (ignore all press report that blamed him for Germany conceding two goals against poland, the same german team conceded two goals against Austria in his absence)

Returning Players & Suspension
There’s further good news as perennial absentee Gibbs is back in the squad and is fit to start meaning a place on the bench for Andre Santos. Le Boss said the brazilian is not match fit as the last game he played was at the Copa America. No problem, he’ll play soon enough.
Theo Walcott has given us extra boost as the slight injury that kept him out of the England-Wales game is not serious and should start.

Tomas Rosickyis carrying a knock and would be assessed before tomorrow and Korean captain Park Chu Young should make the bench but don’t count on seeing him start.
Emmanuel Frimpong, fresh off deciding to play for Ghana over England is back after completing his one match ban and goes straight into the starting XI but there’s no place yet for Gervinho & Song who serve the last games of their suspension.

There you have it, almost everyone is back bar TV5 & JW who are long term absentees. Its time to get our season back on track and what better way to do that than against Swansea. Surely we can beat them and I mean no disrespect to the opposition. Punkenstein would bring you the match preview early tomorrow, don’t miss it. Cheers

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Posted on September 9, 2011, in News and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Thats Good. I hope Park plays even if its just for 10 minutes.

  2. I just cant wait for the match to kickoff, I see a new Arsenal team with a mentality to play and win for the club and not for Money. . . . .common Gunnerz, lets back the team tomorrow.

  3. i can’nt wait to c my teao comeing back for life. GUNNERS 4 LIFE

  4. Nice to see them playing…l know they will do well on the pitch especially against Swansea.

  5. it’s about time give hit england……GUNNERZ ….

  6. Its good like that but i do like P.C Young to start so that will we have sharp farward than before. Always a gooner.

  7. Nicholas Adegoke

    Great,let’S give our team the support they need.We are on track again.

  8. i would like 2 see arteta especially…..will struggle ..big 4 considering z coming transfer window

  9. eager to watch 2morrows team

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