Arsenal boss Wenger admits Vermaelen out two more months

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says skipper Thomas Vermaelen faces two months on the sidelines.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says skipper Thomas Vermaelen faces two months on the sidelines.

Wenger confirmed Vermaelen could be out until October after he aggravated a back problem on international duty with Belgium.

He said: “Thomas will not start the season. He has a stress fracture and will be out for at least two months.”

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