Arsenal boss Wenger holds out hope Nasri will make Barcelona

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hoping Samir Nasri will make their Champions League clash with Barcelona.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hoping Samir Nasri will make their Champions League clash with Barcelona.

Nasri suffered a hamstring injury in the FA Cup fifth round match against Huddersfield and has been on the sidelines for the last two weeks.

"I would say he has a chance," said Wenger.

"He has tests, one tomorrow and one on Tuesday. I will not take a crazy gamble but physically he has worked very hard; physically he is ready. It is just if there is a risk of a setback or not."

Asked if the 23-year-old was eager to face the La Liga giants, Wenger added: "Who isn't? But we have the Carling Cup final too... we have so many big games it is important not to be stupid as well."

 
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