By Chris Harris
Aaron Ramsey is unlikely to suffer the same complications that hampered Eduardo's return from a long-term injury.
That's the view of Arsène Wenger as the Frenchman welcomes the Wales midfielder back into his squad for Saturday's Premier League clash with Sunderland.
Ramsey has not kicked a ball for the first team since he suffered a double leg fracture at Stoke last February and his lay-off is often compared to Eduardo's after he was sidelined for a similar amount of time in 2008.
The Croatian striker never truly recovered his best form before leaving Arsenal for Shakhtar Donetsk last summer but Wenger does not expect Ramsey to suffer a similar injury hangover.
"Eduardo had problems with the limitation of his ankle mobility when he came back," explained the manager.
"He was not able to bend his ankle completely when running at full speed. He needed a second surgery, but Aaron has no limitations in his movement.
"I don't see any problems with Ramsey's commitment in tackles."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source