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Here's what Arsenal's injury list looks like after Coquelin is ruled out for two months

Mikel Arteta should be back within a few weeks but the Gunners now have 8 players in the treatment room.

Image: Mike Egerton

ARSENE WENGER has revealed that midfielder Francis Coquelin will be out of action for at least two months after suffering a knee injury in Arsenal’s 2-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion at the weekend.

The Gunners boss refused to go into greater detail about the Frenchman’s prognosis, admitting he’d suffered from being overtly optimistic before when it came to his players’ injuries.

Mikel Arteta was also replaced at the Hawthorns due to a calf problem though Wenger did say the Spaniard should be back within a couple of weeks.

Still, the club’s treatment room is a chaotic place currently.

And frustrations have been growing over the last few weeks as injury problems threaten to derail yet another Arsenal campaign.

According to, the club have eight players out at the moment, placing them third in the Premier League injury table.

Mikel Arteta – Calf (2 weeks)

Francis Coquelin – Knee (2 months)

Theo Walcott – Calf muscle (2 weeks)

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – Hamstring (1 week)

Aaron Ramsey – Hamstring (back later this week)

Jack Wilshere – Calf/shin (3 weeks)

Tomas Rosicky – Knee (6 weeks)

Danny Welbeck – Knee (7 weeks)

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