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Wayne Rooney is not the only footballer who has been on the news not the sports pages of late, but Arsène Wenger believes his young Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is fully focused on the job in hand, namely helping his side beat Bolton Wanderers at the Emirates today.

Walcott sidelined by ankle injury

Arsenal have confirmed that winger Theo Walcott will be sidelined for up to six weeks with an ankle injury he sustained on international duty with England.

Arsenal await Walcott assessment

Arsenal's medical team will today assess the extent of Theo Walcott's ankle injury, which could sideline the England winger for the rest of the month.

Van Persie ruled out for six-weeks

Arsene Wenger has received some mixed injury news with Samir Nasri recovering well from knee surgery but Robin van Persie is set to be out of action until mid-October with an ankle injury.

Wenger ready to break his age rule to reinforce defence with Squillaci

Arsene Wenger looks set to break one of his own golden rules by paying a fee for an outfield player in his 30s after Seville confirmed that Arsenal have had a bid rejected for the 30-year-old French defender Sébastien Squillaci.

Frimpong deals Arsenal another injury blow

Arsenal have were dealt a second successive injury blow with the news promising midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong will be out for the best part of the season after tearing knee ligaments.

Arsenal dealt Nasri injury blow

Arsenal were dealt another injury blow this afternoon with the news that France midfielder Samir Nasri would be out of action for around a month with a knee problem.

Benzema and Ben Arfa back for France

Forwards Karim Benzema and Hatem Ben Arfa are among the biggest names in Laurent Blanc's first France squad, for next week's friendly in Norway.

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