Arsene Wenger has confirmed Tomas Rosicky is in the final stages of his recovery and could return to action by mid-January.

The Czech international has now missed over half a year of football after suffering a knee injury while on duty with his country during the start of the summer. According to Wenger, the 35-year-old could finally make his first appearance of the season next month.

“In three weeks he [Rosicky] could be back in full training.” the Arsenal boss said

Rosicky underwent an operation in June and has been recommended to see German specialist but several set-backs have delayed his return which was expected to be in October.

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Since sustaining a serious hamstring problem in January 2008, Rosicky, who is in the final year of his Arsenal contract, has seen his career plagued by injuries.

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