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Team news: Arteta, Ramsey, Monreal

Mikel Arteta

Arsene Wenger has revealed the following team news ahead of Arsenal's first Premier League game of the season.

on Mikel Arteta…It could be as long [as six weeks] but honestly we don't know yet. We have to check the severity with the doctor.on whether the international players came back fit…Yes. We had no major problem. I didn't see Cazorla because he came back late last night [Thursday] but he texted that he was alright.on Ramsey's fitness ...Yes, he missed two training days this week but since yesterday he looks alright..

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on Nacho Monreal (back)…He should join up with the squad for full training in 10 days. He is out for the weekend of course.

on Thomas Vermaelen (back)…It is a while longer for him. It is difficult to put a timescale on it but it will be a bit longer. He is progressing OK.

on Abou Diaby (knee)…It is longer still for him but again the timescale is difficult. He is a few months in and it was expected to be nine months.

on Ryo (rib)…He is close and he should be back with the training group next week.

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