We have received a massive boost ahead of our crunch Premier League clash with Liverpool in April, with the trio of Jack Wilshere, Mikel Arteta, and Mathieu Debuchy all set to be fit for the encounter, according to the Mirror.
Liverpool were the in form side in the English top flight before their loss to Manchester United this past weekend, and although they are somewhat off the pace at the moment, they are still a potential threat to our Champions League aspirations.
They will be without Martin Skrtel and captain Steven Gerrard when they head to the Emirates, with both facing bans for their respective stamps during the Man United clash.
We on the other hand, will be buoyed by the returns of Wilshere, Arteta, and Debuchy – with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain also hoping to return from a hamstring injury in time for the game.
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Wilshere has been out with an ankle injury since our clash with United in November. And having returned from injury once, he was put straight back on the sidelines after a second ankle surgery.
Arteta has been in and out of the side all season, with the veteran midfielder suffering a huge number of calf problems throughout the campaign.
Debuchy has been extremely unlucky this season, and would surely have been a mainstay in the side if it weren’t for his injuries. The Frenchman damaged his ankle against Manchester City in the opening weeks of the season, and after returning for a few games suffered a dislocated shoulder during our win over Stoke City.
Hopefully there won’t be any further injuries during the international break, and we can go into the game at full strength.
A win against Liverpool would not only all but cement our place in the top four, but it would also put a marker down for a potential meeting with Brendan Rodgers’ side in the FA Cup final.