Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Theo Walcott is set to return to training next week, in what was finally good news for Arsenal amid yet another injury crisis.
Walcott, 25, has been out with an anterior cruciate ligament injury since January, and had been scheduled to return towards the end of August.
Speaking on the eve of his 18th anniversary at the club, Wenger also stated that Jack Wilshere is in the squad for Wednesday's game against Galatasaray, despite fears he may miss out.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that striker Olivier Giroud has agreed a two-year extension to his current contract.
Giroud, 28 on Tuesday, is currently recovering from surgery on a broken left tibia and will be out of action until the end of the year. However, he has been rewarded for some fine form over the past few seasons and will continue to play for the north London club until 2018.
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Arsenal have been handed a boost ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Galatasaray as Jack Wilshere took part in training on Tuesday.
Wilshere went over on his ankle during Saturday's 1-1 draw in the North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur and was substituted for Alexis Sanchez on 63 minutes, raising fears that he could be set for another spell on the sidelines after a series of similar problems have blighted his career in recent seasons.
However, the initials signs were that...
Following some interesting results and surprise victories on the opening Champions League matchday, there are some particularly intriguing fixtures this week -- and some exciting individual matchups.
Here are four key battles that could prove crucial in deciding the outcome of the most interesting games:
Thiago Motta (PSG) vs. Sergio Busquets (Barcelona)
These two have history. Motta was sent off in the famous 2010 European Cup semifinal between Pep Guardiola's Barcelona and Jose Mourinho's Inter,...