Arsenal's Van Persie facing fitness test

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has an ankle problem and faces a late fitness test ahead of their Champions League meeting with Steaua Bucharest.

Wenger said: "We have travelled with 19 players, and all are of top quality so I will adapt.

"Maybe up front we could be a little bit short without Adebayor and van Persie, but I think at least one of the two will be capable to play."

The Arsenal manager was also not concerned by the choice of referee for tomorrow's match - Terje Hauge.

The Norwegian was in charge of the Gunners defeat in the 2006 Champions League final to a goal from Henrik Larsson which Wenger felt was offside.

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