Revealed: Ramsey out longer for than 6 weeks? Impact for Spurs, Chelsea

Aaron Ramsey

There are no guarantees over Arsenal star's return, according to Wenger, with the possibility he will not be ready for Tottenham Hotspur or Chelsea clash.

Arsenal's majestic midfield authority, Aaron Ramsey, has been out of action since the end of December, 2013, as the Welsh sensation suffered a thigh muscle strain.

The 23-year-old had been one of the standout performers of all clubs in the current Premier League campaign and his January return had been anticipated by club officials, however, last week he suffered an aggravation of the same injury, postponing his return date, with Wenger estimating a further six weeks in the physio's room.

Ramsey's absence comes at an inopportune moment in Arsenal's season as the influential Gunner will miss key fixtures such as Liverpool at Anfield, the home encounter against Manchester United, the hosting of Liverpool in the FA Cup and the first leg of the Bayern Munich clash in the Champions League, with the return leg in Munich a faint possibility.

In recent statements, however, when discussing the catalyst for acquiring Kim Kallstrom on a loan basis (part fueled by the setback suffered by Ramsey), Wenger said that nobody can guarantee that Aaron will be back within the previously specified period.

'Everybody says he is back in six weeks but because he had two setbacks who can guarantee that it will not last longer?' the Frenchman is quoted by the club's official website to have said.

At the end of March, the Gunners face another daunting run of matches, with trips to Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and then a home game versus Manchester City all scheduled.

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