Arsene Wenger’s injury update ahead of Manchester City: Alex Song, Andrey Arshavin, Denilson
Written by Jeffrey on April 23, 2010 3:30
On Saturday, Arsenal will face Manchester City in a game which if lost, could see Roberto Mancini’s side move to only three points from the Gunners.
The task of the Gunners will not be an easy one as manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that Andrey Arshavin, William Gallas, Manuel Almunia and Denilson are all ruled out with midfielder Alex Song to carry out a late fitness test.
Speaking to Arsenal TV Online on Thursday, the Frenchman also gave an update on long-term injured Johan Djourou and Kieran Gibbs, explaining how the Swiss could feature again this season but the 20-year old will almost certainly have to miss out.
Arsenal will hope Robin van Persie can start from the first minute, in the game which could also feature ex-Gunners Kolo Toure, Emmanuel Adebayor and Patrick Vieira.
Maybe Song [could be off the injury list]. He has a test tomorrow and we’ll see. He is a question mark. Apart from that, nobody is back. Andrey Arshavin is out. Everyone else – Gallas, Almunia, Denilson – is still out too.
Djourou has a little chance [of playing this season]. But Gibbs will be very short.