A round of news stories this morning about Arsenal.
Arsene Wenger is facing an injury crisis across his midfield ahead of the match following an injury to Mikel Arteta and a groin problem to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Aaron Ramsey is also set to miss the game after his muscles tightened following his return from a three month absence from the side with a thigh problem.
The Frenchman has been off the boil since the turn of the year following a decent first half to the campaign.
Offers of around the £17 million mark will reportedly get Arsenal’s attention.
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has put pressure on Arsene Wenger, admitting that he doesn’t like being dragged off during games.
The German is apparently discontented after regularly being taken off around the hour mark in recent games for the Gunners.
“Of course. I play and, in the last games, I always come out and of course you cannot be happy when you always go out after 60, 70 minutes. Of course I am not happy always to be substituted,” he told the Telegraph.