Arsenal lose Diaby for rest of season

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed that Abou Diaby is the latest Gunner to be ruled out for the remainder of the season, joining recently suspended Alexander Hleb and crocked Tomas Rosicky.

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Frenchman Diaby ruptured a tendon in his thigh during a reserve game on Monday and will be sidelined for eight-weeks, putting his Euro 2008 spot at serious risk.

"It looks like the season is over for Hleb, Rosicky and Diaby," Wenger told Arsenal TV. "Hleb is suspended and I don't believe we'll see Tomas Rosicky again [this season].

"But we have lost Abou Diaby too. He was supposed to come back after suspension but he got an injury that will rule him out until the end of the season.

"The problem occurred during a reserve game. It was a simple pass and he ruptured the tendon in his thigh muscle. It will be at least eight weeks for him.

"Sagna and Flamini are not back so basically it will be the same squad as last week.

"Almunia is available again but I have not decided what I will do with the goalkeepers yet."

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