Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas to return against West Ham on Saturday

18 March 2010 01:27
Arsenal captain Fabregas has been out since March 6 - missing the matches with Porto and Hull - due to a hamstring injury but is expected to pass a fitness test tomorrow morning.

Tomas Rosicky is also anticipated to be fit following a groin problem, but defender William Gallas has "an endless calf injury", according to Wenger.

Arsenals five challenges ahead of the new Premier League seasonArsenals Samir Nasri breaks leg during trainingGallas has missed the last six games and is set to be out for at least two more matches - missing the West Ham match and the game at Birmingham on March 27.

"Cesc and Tomas have a final test tomorrow morning," Wenger said. "They should be available for Saturday.

"From the last game we don't lose anybody. So normally we should have Fabregas, Carlos Vela and Rosicky back. Plus of course we have Song coming back from suspension.

"However, William Gallas will not be available this week or at Birmingham. It is going on and on. It is a concern.

"It is an endless calf strain and so we need Sol Campbell and Mikael Silvestre to be highly ready to help us out."

Alex Song will be back from a two-match suspension against West Ham and Carlos Vela could be added to the squad as Arsenal seek to enhance their title bid after their last-gasp 2-1 win at Hull last weekend.

Source: Telegraph

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