Wenger admits key Arsenal star could be left out of the team this weekend

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that he might be forced to leave out one of his key players for the clash against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

The Gunners are set to take on their fierce local rivals this weekend in what could be a decisive Premier League clash at Wembley stadium.

Even though Arsenal managed to thrash Everton 5-1 at home last Saturday, there are a few concerns for Wenger heading into the next fixture.

Veteran goalkeeper Petr Cech suffered a calf injury in the second half of the match against the Toffees.

And even though Wenger has been boosted by an early return to action for the former Chelsea star, that might still not be enough for the manager.

According to Wenger, the 34-year-old will not be included in the starting line-up on Saturday unless he is 100% fit to play.

“I will not take any risk if he’s not 100 per cent fit, for sure, because I have full confidence in David Ospina.” the Gunners boss said on Thursday

Petr Cech kept a clean sheet in his last appearance against Tottenham as Arsenal beat Mauricio Pochettino’s side 2-0 during the first half of the campaign.

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