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Arsenal face selection difficulties ahead of Champions League tie

Updated: Tuesday, 02 Oct 2012 17:38 | Comments

Abou Diaby is out of the clash at the Emirates Stadium
Abou Diaby is out of the clash at the Emirates Stadium

Abou Diaby will miss tomorrow's Champions League clash with Olympiakos, and the next three weeks, with a thigh strain.

The France international picked up the injury in Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea and could be joined on the sidelines by Mikel Arteta, who faces a fitness test on an ankle knock tomorrow.

Jack Wilshere (ankle) sharpened his fitness with an Under-21s game and Wojciech Szczesny (ankle) faces a further three weeks out. Bacary Sagna (broken leg) trained today but is unlikely to feature.

Arsenal provisional squad: Mannone, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Jenkinson, Cazorla, Arteta, Gervinho, Podolski, Giroud, Martinez, Walcott, Coquelin, Santos, Djourou, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Koscielny, Arshavin, Gnabry.

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