Double injury boost for Arsenal! Wenger confirms imminent returns

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Arsene Wenger gave updates on player fitness ahead of Arsena's game with West Brom this weekend.

Arsene Wenger has provided a double fitness boost ahead of this weekend's game against West Brom, revealing Kieran Gibbs and Jack Wilshere are not far away from returns to fitness.

"It will be the same squad on Sunday. Gibbs is very close and wilshere is not far away," said the Frenchman.

"We had too many injuries in March and February and we always had to play the same players."

Wilshere is arguably the more significant of the two, with the midfielder having not played since he picked up a foot injury playing for England after a challenge from Liverpool's Daniel Agger.

Wenger's message ahead of the final games of the season is clear; maximum points.

"We want to finish as close as possible to the top and win our remaining games."

Wenger was also quizzed on the future of key players at the club and he responded with a straight up reply.

"We want the players to stay here because this club has big ambitions for the future."

The boss also revealed a bit of bite in his words, suggesting one of the motivations the side has used this season has been the negativity angled in their direction.

"One of the ingredients we've had this season was to respond when everyone was writing us off - We missed some vital games this season but we have been remarkably consistent."

Wenger also gave his opinion on the UEFA Financial Fair Play rules in light of recent reports, which have suggested Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain have both breached the basic guidelines.

"You want to Uefa financial fair play rules to be respected and if it's not then we will feel let down."

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