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But midfielder says he will be back for Arsenal next weekend
Arsenal playmaker joined up with his international team-mates on Wednesday
The Belgian international has struggled to break into the side in 2013
Aaron Ramsey scores only goal of the game to keep Gunners top of Champions League Group F
The £42.5m signing scored his first goal for the Gunners in midweek against Napoli
Ozil shines as Wilshere is relegated to the bench for impressive victory
The Gunners sit top of the Premier League table despite a lengthy injury list
The striker returned to action for the Gunners in midweek against West Brom in the Capital One Cup
Gunners' boss is in the final year of his contract but the club will not rush into talks over an extension
So familiarity need not breed supporters’ contempt. Not the sort of contempt anyway that the Emirates crowd had shown at the opening game of the season against Aston Villa, which after four subsequent victories is slowly becoming no more than a bad memory.
Manager Arsene Wenger revealed Arsenal could yet spring a “surprise” in the final 24 hours of the transfer window after watching his team beat big-spending Tottenham 1-0 in the north London derby with a first-half goal from Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium.
It is nights like this that must reaffirm Arsène Wenger’s belief that Arsenal are on the right track
The midfielder trio may not be available for Premier League opener as defensive crisis continues
Goals from Olivier Giroud, Ryo Miyaichi and Theo Walcott give the Gunners an easy win as Wenger returns to his former stomping ground
England midfielder is starting his first full pre-season since 2010 to build a platform ahead of next year's World Cup
It was easy to see which team last played 10 days before this game