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Arsenal vs. Monaco Champions League team news: Wilshere in limbo

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Not a lot of health changes over the past three days, evidently.

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Arsene Wenger discussed the team's injury concerns as Arsenal prepares to face AS Monaco in the Champions League tomorrow, and basically it looks like he could have played a recording of his press conference before the Crystal Palace game. Not a lot has changed.

Jack Wilshere will not feature, it appears, as he was rested in practice yesterday as some kind of precautionary measure. Wenger says there was no setback and that Wilshere will be involved this weekend when Everton visits the Emirates, so I'm assuming they're just being careful with him. Also I'm not really sure I'd bring a guy back from a long-term injury in a Champions League round of 16 game. Everton's certainly not a pushover by any means, but Europe is Europe.

The one concern for me is Hector Bellerin. Since he was only "a doubt" for Palace, I'm hopeful that he could be available for Monaco. He's played well in his latest stretch in the team, and while I like Calum Chambers in the middle, I'm less enamored by him as a right back. But there was evidently no update on Bellerin from Wenger, so I'm not sure what to think. He did make the dot-com's training montage, though, so with any luck the ankle is better and Bellerin will be starting tomorrow.

Some good news in midfield and on the flanks, though -- Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is back in full training, though he's not ready for game action.