Injuries will never leave Arsenal.
It appears the boosting returns of Eduardo and Rosicky will be at the price of more injury merry-go-round in the squad.
More mysterious and impromptu than the injury that kept Theo Walcott sidelined for absolute months last season, Samir Nasri suffered a fractured fibula during the Gunners preparation for a preseason outing in Austria earlier today.
The club have not revealed whether or not a scan has been made on the damage to Nasri’s leg, but claims are the French youngster will only be kicking again in two to three months’ time.
With the club still on a trip outside England, the possibility of an injury scan been completed already is very much in the balance but the extent of the reported fractured right fibula – an injury all too similar to Eduardo’s tragedy two seasons ago – could be very severe.
Nasri is now set to begin his second ever season as an Arsenal player on the sidelines with a mid-October return likely if the 22-year-old is not to be rushed.
Hopefully, Samir’s clean health record since arriving in north London (despite being much plagued at Marseille) will see him come back in no time.