No new injury worries for Wenger ahead of Arsenal clash with Sunderland

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed that he no fresh injury worries ahead of the weekend’s trip to the Stadium of Light to face Sunderland, reports.

The Gunners have suffered from injury problems this season and Wenger has seen injuries to all four of his first-team full-backs upset his defence. Left-back Kieran Gibbs is in contention to be in the squad for tomorrow’s trip to the North East, as well as striker Marouane Chamakh. Defender Carl Jenkinson is around two weeks away from full training, according to Wenger, but the Gunners boss is looking forward to their upcoming run.

Wenger said: ‘Everybody should be available for Saturday and we have no new injuries – that’s good news. So, we can prepare well for the games this week. We have a very important week coming up with three different competitions, the Premier League, the Champions League and then the FA Cup. So it is good to have no new injuries’.

The Arsenal manager also spoke about Emmanuel Frimpong, who underwent surgery on Thursday night. Frimpong suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament injury in his knee and has been ruled out for the rest of the season. The 20 year old was on loan at Wolves and Wenger revealed that the club are looking to get Frimpong back to full fitness for the autumn.

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