Wenger said he would add experience to his injury-hit midfield.
He commented: âKim Kallstrom is a hugely-experienced player. He is a midfielder with proven quality at both club and international level. We welcome Kim to Arsenal.â
Wenger was forced into the market after a midfield crisis hit the Arsenal squad. Aaron Ramseyâs thigh problem is worse than the club initially feared â Wenger this morning ruled the Welshman out for at least a month â and combined with Mathieu Flaminiâs suspension and Jack Wilshereâs injury absence, the Frenchman urgently required midfield reinforcements.