Arsene Wenger gave updates on Jack Wilshere and the fitness of key players in a pre-Everton press conference.
Arsene Wenger says he believes Daniel Agger’s challenge on Jack Wilshere, which left with the midfield with a broken foot and out of action for six weeks was an accident.
“I believe it was accidental and he will be out for six weeks. He can only be very down in this situation, he will go away for a few days,” said the boss.
Wenger also addressed concerns that Wilshere could be affected by the setback mentally, as he’s been forced to endure several injury problems already in a relatively short career.
“When you are Jack's age you just want to play. Certainly his injuries have a weight on his mind.”
The Frenchman has also given an update on the fitness of his players following the international break, with central defender Laurent Koscielny the only star to return with a fitness problem ahead of the Everton FA Cup game.
“We have a little doubt about Koscielny, everyone else came back in a good shape.”
It wasn’t all doom and gloom from the Frenchman as far as fitness goes, with Aaron Ramsey likely to return ahead of next weekend with new signing Kim Kallstrom also likely to be available after the Everton and Bayern Munich games.
“Ramsey is one week away, he should be back for next weekend. Kallstrom as well.”
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