Wenger delivers latest Arsenal injury update after Sunderland win
Arsene Wenger reveals that Arsenal have not suffered any fresh injuries in the wake of Saturday's win over Sunderland
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal suffered no fresh injuries in the wake of Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Sunderland at Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners headed into the game with a host of first-team regulars sidelined but were still able to see off the Black Cats and move up to second place in the Premier League table.
Asked whether Arsenal had sustained any new injuries in the build-up to Wednesday’s crunch Champions League clash at Olympaicos, Wenger told a news conference after the game: “No. It’s been a good day for us, because we have won the game and that makes helps us prepare for Olympiacos.
“Secondly, it puts us in an interesting position again [in the league] and that’s all positive.
“The squad that was out there for Sunderland – the good news is that we won and that we don’t have any injuries. It makes it obvious for the media to guess who will go to Olympiacos.”
Latest Arsenal injury update: Players out
Alexis Sanchez (hamstring)
Francis Coquelin (knee)
Santi Cazorla (knee)
Mikel Arteta (calf)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring)
Danny Welbeck (knee)
Jack Wilshere (ankle)
Tomas Rosicky (knee)
Arsenal were without the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla after the duo suffered injuries during last weekend’s 1-1 draw at Norwich City.
Jack Wilshere, Danny Welbeck and Tomas Rosicky are all yet to feature for the north London side this season following due to lay-offs.
Arsenal take on Olympiacos on Wednesday night looking to notch up a win to see them through to the last 16 of Europe’s elite club competition.