'Back on Monday' - Wenger provides boost over fitness of key star

Arsene Wenger In Emirates Press Conference

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger gave updates on player fitness ahead of the club's AGM and the Premier League game against Hull.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed Laurent Koscielny will be missing against Hull City with a heel problem but has confirmed good news over Aaron Ramsey.

"Koscielny has an Achilles problem, Ozil is out - Koscielny is not in contention for Saturday, but he will not need to have surgery."

"Ramsey will be back in full training on Monday and will be in the squad for Anderlecht."

"Rosicky came back with a kick on the calf but he should be available for Saturday."

There was further good news over Theo Walcott, who will feature in the Arsenal under-21 side tomorrow night.

Wenger has stressed his side need to be wary against Hull this weekend because of the problems they gave the Gunners in the FA Cup final last season.

"The Hull game is the remembrance of a big sweat in the FA Cup final."

"Look at the quality of the players Hull have got in, you can say they are top quality."

Wenger also criticised the decision of England to move players down from the senior side and back into the under-21 setup.

"Once a guy has moved up to the full national team, it's never good to move him down to the under-21s."

In one of the more light hearted topics he covered, Wenger laughed off a question over working at his age; now 65-years-old and also spoke about his 'Invincibles' side.

"Maybe I have been lazy in a previous life and have to work now!"

"When I look back now and see the quality of each player, that's when you realise it was exceptional."

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