Register Login Scores


Aaron Ramsey Back For Arsenal

Arsene Wenger says Aaron Ramsey and Nacho Monreal are ready to make their comeback against Everton on Sunday, but revealed that Mesut Ozil will miss the FA Cup semi-final against Wigan.

Arsenal have dropped to fourth spot and with seven points to log leaders their title hopes are all but over. Instead, the Gunners need to secure the fourth spot, sitting only four points above fifth-placed Everton who also have a game in hand.

"Aaron and Nacho Monreal are back training with the squad, so that is good news," Wenger said.

"Hopefully they will be available for Sunday.

Particularly Ramsey’s return will delight Wenger, after the central midfielder has been side-lined since December 26 with a thigh problem and a couple of setbacks.

The Welshman had played his best season for the Gunners, scoring eight Premier League goals and assisting further six, but Wenger tried to lower expectations the 23-year-old will immediately return to his best form.

“(When you’re out for) three months, then it takes two or three weeks. He has worked very hard for a while in training now. What he lacks is competition," the Frenchman continued.

“He's an all-round midfielder who can score goals and always drives the team forward. He's a real box-to-box player so it's good to have him back.

“It's an area where we are short because we have many midfielders out. We have Wilshere and Ozil out in this area, so of course it's good to have him back.”

Wenger also confirmed that Mesut Ozil, who sustained a hamstring injury against Bayern Munich last month, is still absent and will remain side-lined for Arsenal’s FA Cup semi-final with Wigan on April 19.

"The FA Cup will be too soon for him, but he will hopefully be back soon after that," he confirmed.

Wenger added that Abou Diaby is "back on the pitches" as the Frenchman, who has not played since March 2013, bids to return to action before the end of the season.

Meanwhile, centre-back Laurent, Koscielny, remains unavailable with a calf strain but could return in time for Arsenal's next home match against West Ham on April 15.

"He is still out. The earliest (he will be back) is next week, the latest is the week after," Wenger added.

Finally, when asked about the progress of long-term absentees Theo Wlacott (torn ACL) and Jack Wilshere (foot injury), the Arsenal boss said: "They are all right. They are doing well. It is still early for them. Of course, for Theo the season is finished, and Jack is progressing well."

What do you expect from Arsenal until the end of the season, will they finally win silverware again? Have your say in the comment section below.

Ramsey and Cazorla Commit To Arsenal

Vermealen Hopeful Of Wenger Stay

Everton Maintain Impressive Run


Top 5

Rakhale To Sign For Gauteng Club In Next Move?

21 Jul 30, 2020 08:48 AM in PSL

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

22 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

Khune’s Message To The Chiefs Supporters

27 Jul 30, 2020 08:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

7 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Official: Xulu Signs In Europe

39 Jul 29, 2020 10:55 AM in PSL

Yeye Picks Himself In Best Chiefs Team Of His Era

22 Aug 01, 2020 02:34 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Messi Linked With €260m Move

9 Aug 02, 2020 07:55 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Report: Juventus Beat Man Utd To EPL Star

4 Aug 02, 2020 11:31 AM in Serie A

Chiefs Snubbed As Shabba Opens Fresh Talks…

10 Jul 30, 2020 02:32 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Breakthrough For Chiefs’ Latest Deal…

22 Jul 30, 2020 11:23 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Confirmed: TTM Taken To FIFA Again!

11 Jul 29, 2020 11:31 PM in PSL

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Breakthrough For Chiefs’ Latest Deal…

22 Jul 30, 2020 11:23 AM in Kaizer Chiefs