Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny missing for Norwich trip


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Arsenal will be without defender Laurent Koscielny (back) for tomorrow's Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich.

England defender Kieran Gibbs (thigh) and forward Theo Walcott (chest) also miss out, but midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong could be in the squad following a long-term knee problem.

First-choice goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny (ankle) remains sidelined, as do midfielders Abou Diaby (thigh) and Jack Wilshere (ankle), Czech winger Tomas Rosicky (hamstring) and defender Bacary Sagna (broken leg), while goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski is out after damaging ankle ligaments in training this week.

Provisional Squad: Mannone, Santos, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Jenkinson, Cazorla, Arteta, Ramsey, Gervinho, Podolski, Giroud, Martinez, Coquelin, Djourou, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arshavin, Chamakh, Frimpong.