William Gallas is likely to be sidelined for three weeks after picking up a groin injury at Blackburn on Sunday.

In the 24th minute at Ewood Park, the Arsenal captain hurdled a challenge from Roque Santa Cruz and went down in agony as he landed on the other side. He immediately called for assistance from the bench and, a few minutes later, hobbled off to be replaced by Philippe Senderos.

"He has done his groin, I knew it straight away," said Arsène Wenger afterwards.  "He will be out for three weeks."

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20 Aug 2007