By Rob Kelly

Arsène Wenger is delighted to have Tomas Rosicky back in full training because he is a player “who speeds things up”.

The 32-year-old has not played this season after injuring his tendon while on international duty with the Czech Republic at Euro 2012 during the summer.

But Rosicky is now in contention for first-team football and could even feature in Wednesday night’s game against Everton.

“He had surgery of the plantaris tendon, that is situated down at the Achilles,” Wenger said. “It took him some time to recover. It was a similar injury to Scott Parker, and he is now back.

“I love Tomas Rosicky's game because he is a guy who speeds things up. When the ball gets to him, he has good acceleration power because he has quick short passes and combinations with other players.

“I am an admirer of his game and want to keep him with us. He can play in the position of Santi Cazorla, and he can play with Santi Cazorla as well.”

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28 Nov 2012