Arsène Wenger revealed the following fitness updates ahead of the Capital One Cup tie at West Bromwich Albion.

Click here for a separate update on Theo Walcott

on Tomas Rosicky...
Rosicky is the first back [of the injured players], but not in time for this week. Next week we will start to speak about that. He could come back in the squad for Sunday or Monday.

on long-term absentees Podolski, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Diaby...
It's fine, they are doing well but they are nowhere near ready. The next one back [of those three] might be Lukas. Alex will be one and a half months more.

on Lukasz Fabianski…
Fabianski will be alright [to start on Wednesday]. He had a nasal problem but he will be alright. Fabianski and Viviano are the two goalkeepers in the squad.

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24 Sep 2013