Arsène Wenger reported the following team news at his press conference ahead of the Swansea game:

on Kieran Gibbs and Theo Walcott...
They are available for Saturday.

on the fitness of Andre Santos...
He is not completely match fit, but is in the squad.

on Tomas Rosicky's injury...
He has a chance to be available for Tuesday night, he has a knee injury. He got a kick during the internationals.

on Ryo's fitness..
He will very quickly knock at the door. At the moment he is injured and is just coming back - he should join in again on Monday or Tuesday.

on the long-term absentees...
We have the players with long-term injuries out like [Jack] Wilshere and [Abou] Diaby of course; then we have players suspended like Gervinho, [Alex] Song and [Carl] Jenkinson as well; we have an injury from the internationals in [Tomas] Rosicky and finally [Thomas] Vermaelen, who had surgery on Monday and will be out for a month.

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