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Injury Update on Jack Wilshere & Bacary Sagna

Arsenal have received a major injury boost with the news that Jack Wilshere and defender Bacary Sagna are on course to return to action by the end of the month

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Arsenal have received a major injury boost with the news that midfielder Jack Wilshere and defender Bacary Sagna are on course to return to action by the end of the month, according to the Daily Mail.

Wilshere has been out of action for over a year with an ankle injury that required two operations, as well as a knee complaint that was operated on in the summer.

But the 20-year-old has been working hard with the fitness staff throughout the summer and has been working on a bespoke fitness regime in order to prepare him for a return to full training next week.

He will start another special training programme which will include working with a football again, and the hope is he’ll be ready to be considered for a first-team return by the end of September.

There is a double injury boost for Arsene Wenger with the news that Bacary Sagna is also recovering well from his broken leg that he suffered in the penultimate game of last season against Norwich.

The Frechman is expected to resume full training by the end of this month and could be back in action in early October.

It will be a huge boost to have Wilshere and Sagna fit and available again. While Jenkinson has done well at right back, Sagna is a different level and will further solidify an already impressive-looking backline.

However, the return of Wilshere will pose Arsene Wenger with a welcome headache. Mikel Arteta and Abou Diaby have struck up a superb partnership in the middle of the park this season, so it will be interesting to see how Wilshere fits in.

Are you excited by the return of Wilshere and Sagna? Get involved in the comments section.

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  1. Jacco

    September 5, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Yes, it would provide Wenger with a problem if all 4 (Cazorla, Diaby, Arteta,Wilshere) of them are fit. However, there is a 99% chance of one of Cazorla, Diaby and Arteta being injured by then (89% for Diaby, 5% for the other two). So it is very premature to expect us to all 4 of them.

  2. Charlie G

    September 5, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    When all of them are fit, it would be great. Cazorla could play right wing.
    Anyway regarding injuries, our problems are over. We have passed it to man u.

    • rukky

      September 5, 2012 at 8:07 pm

      Charles that’s funny, the pass it to man u part. Hahahaha

      • Scott

        September 11, 2012 at 2:14 am


        If all of your injury problem players perform like RVP, we’ll have more please!!

        Red Army


    September 5, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    Yes, all that we need is a strong bench to win CL,EPL, FA etc.

  4. bash adeleke

    September 5, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Am over excited that one of the best milfielders in the world is coming bck to full fitness and am using this to warn all arsenal rivals to watch out this season

  5. Foster

    September 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    How will it look to see ma Jack back in the pitch? Men…. It gonna be grate! Pray for their quick recovery. I hv a dream of seeing the next invisible again in AFC…..Gunner till eternity….

  6. Ramon alao

    September 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    Well am happy 4 them bcoz if any team wnt 2 win any trophy d club wil need all his team 2 fit, so dat d club would have gud bench.

  7. dandy

    September 5, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    i can’t wait 2 c Jack in arsenal shirt again, he is one of d best MD in d world football 2day. Nd i also pray dat Diaby wil b consistent with d form he dispalyed against L’pool nd dat all our midfieders wil b fit always. With dis , we can beat any team. Gunaz 4eva.

  8. Abguy

    September 5, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    I missed him so nuch last season. iam so excited to have him back to the team(Jack) also Sagna is the right man at the right back with the improvement JeRkinson. thier presence are highly espected. UpGunners

  9. Mohammed Konneh

    September 5, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    With the presence of jack and sagna it will be a major boost for the gunner.
    I hope this season be a special season for
    the gunner fan.

  10. 2wes

    September 5, 2012 at 7:15 pm

    Wat a great boost 2 d squad can’t wait 2 c my boy (jack) bak 2 actn again nd i wil luv dis formatn
    Poldoski walcot/OX
    Gibbs Tv5 Kos Sagna
    sub rosicky, gerv, per,ramsey,coq,

    • rukky

      September 5, 2012 at 8:22 pm

      2wes, I didn’t see diaby anywhere in ur team selection or is it my eyes playing tricks on me

  11. saboo

    September 5, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Yes am very excited to hear dat jack wilshere is back in training. Is a very big boost to us dat we ve our best mid back again in our squad. Man u,chelsea nd man city shud watch out. Welcome sagna I love u all,gunners till I die.

  12. hon3nity

    September 6, 2012 at 10:24 am

    Its too early to rejoice cuz †ђξ question is would he be fit as ever again?

  13. nicodemus

    September 8, 2012 at 11:33 am

    fantastic news to hear,gunners the opoortunity at hand to win trophies.a healthy arsenal.


    September 8, 2012 at 7:53 pm


  15. Emmanuel

    September 9, 2012 at 8:48 pm

    We need everybody to be fit so as to have enough depth in d squad thru out d season.yes massive boost jack & sagna

  16. van dennis

    October 9, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    we miss u big jack

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