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Injury Report: On the Bright Side, Kallström's Probably Available

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There's obvious bad news in the injury department, but at least the issues at left back look better in advance of Sunday's match against Spurs. And, you know, Kallström.

Kim Kallström Fever: Catch It!
Kim Kallström Fever: Catch It!
Shaun Botterill

By now, you know that Mesut Özil's going to miss key games in March (and perhaps April), and that bad news is compounded by the latest from Arsenal headquarters -- Aaron Ramsey, thought as recently as this week to be returning to action this Sunday against That Team Beneath Us, has now suffered a "minor setback" and is being held out of the upcoming match, presumably in hopes that he can return against Chelsea on March 22, though Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's prediction of "two weeks" and the admission that "we have to be very cautious with him" makes the Swansea match on the 25th or the Man City match on the 29th more likely return dates.

There's some good news from the Arsenal camp, though -- Kieran Gibbs and Nacho Monreal both look to be able to return to action on Sunday to neutralize Aaron Lennon runs, and January signing Kim Kallström may finally see action for the team after coming to London Colney damaged in transport from Spartak Moscow. (Side note: Arsenal.com currently has Kim Kallström's picture captioned with Gibbs' name, so, uh, welcome to the team, Kim.) Yaya Sanogo is also returning to full training, and may be available to spell Olivier Giroud, seeing as Nicklas Bendtner's been lacking in judgment lately.