Unfortunately, injuries have arguably once again been the antagonists of our campaign. Even with the title now officially out of our reach, they continue to plague our season – with Arsene Wenger expecting a couple of key members of our side to miss some, if not all, of our final three games.
According to the Daily Mirror, Wenger believes that midfielder Aaron Ramsey has just as much chance of featuring against Swansea on Monday as he does of missing the game.
The Welsh midfielder got the second goal in the victory against Hull this past Monday, but was replaced by Jack Wilshere with a little over 20 minutes left in the game. He was withdrawn as a precaution, but the knock picked up after a clumsy challenge from Tom Huddlestone may see him miss our upcoming fixture.
“He is 50/50 to play against Swansea City,” Wenger said cautiously (via the Mirror).
One player that faces an even slimmer chance of featuring against Garry Monk’s men is striker Danny Welbeck. Wenger revealed in his press conference that the England international may miss the clash, as reported by the Mirror, having not played since the draw with Chelsea last month. It wasn’t all bad news though, as the manager went on to say that Welbeck will definitely return before the end of the campaign.
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“He will play again this season. It’s nothing major but he will be short for the weekend,” he added.