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Robin van Persie intends to do all he can to get back into action for Arsenal as soon as possible - and will travel to Serbia for radical medical treatment that involves massage using fluid from a placenta.

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Arsene Wenger looks set to turn to Croatia marksman Eduardo as the new head of Arsenal's frontline after Robin van Persie was ruled out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury.

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Arsenal will be without Theo Walcott for up to a month because of a medial knee ligament injury.

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Tomas is well on the way to leaving doubts behind

Many happy returns of the day to the gifted Czech midfielder Tomas Rosicky, for whom the very best birthday present – even more than three points against Blackburn Rovers at the Emirates this afternoon – would be a whole year free of serious injury. Making barely 50 starts in three years was not the sort of Arsenal career that anyone envisaged when he moved to London from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2006 and there were times during last season when he felt he might never play again.

Walcott and Bendtner return for Arsenal

Theo Walcott and Nicklas Bendtner are back in Arsenal's squad for Sunday's clash against Blackburn but Eduardo has been ruled out with a thigh injury.

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Late Arshavin strike seals Arsenal win

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