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Arsenal Rocked As RVP, Vermaelen & Gibbs Add To Growing Injury List

Arsenal have been rocked by three fresh injuries to Robin van Persie, Thomas Vermaelen and Kieran Gibbs with the season less than a week away.

The Dutch ace scored in the Gunners latest preseason defeat to Benfica and unfortunately for Wenger the 27-year old picked up a knock.

“It is an ankle problem, I don’t know how bad it is,” Wenger told

Wenger also has doubts on fullback Kieran Gibbs and Thomas Vermaelen.

“Gibbs has a muscular [thigh] problem and Vermaelen has a slight back problem.”

Gunners fans will be hoping for good news on the key trio as Arsenal already have a growing injury list which includes Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Abou Diaby and Laurent Koscielny.

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  1. Me

    August 7, 2011 at 7:09 pm


  2. Me

    August 7, 2011 at 7:10 pm


  3. Domhuaille

    August 7, 2011 at 7:19 pm

    Me….you are a typical cretin!

  4. Reddies

    August 7, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Seems like Arsene is more interested in keeping players out of internationals than sorting out team problems.Bring someone in to deal with the defensive frailties, tell the world they’re here to deal with the defensive frailties and build confidence in players and fans instead of sweeping things under the carpet

  5. Benson barisi

    August 7, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    The injury problem goin on at arsenal now is an indicator of what may happen when season starts,the only solution is for AW to buy player

  6. Adeniran

    August 7, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    Six key nd comitted players out thru injuries,ds means odas must step up nd hopeful we wl sprng surprises

  7. rawad

    August 7, 2011 at 11:05 pm

    dont u get it ??? Tranfer Window is over for us unless for Fab or Nasri all injuries are lies DO NO ONE NOTICE ?? every game before a international break suddenly arsenal players are injured and AW to do that wisely keep them off for 2 or 3 games the only true injuries last swason were V.P and Vermaelen not Song diaby wilshere… all this is a lie from above i think only Gibbs is injured + Lie for Fab to conclude a move to Barca dont say i am wrong cuz i noticed this for 4 seasons !!!

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