Antonio, who is set to return from a hamstring injury against Arsenal on Wednesday night, has been West Ham's star performer this season and the club are determined to keep him. It certainly means that Arsene Wenger can not use the absent players as an excuse, even though Koscielny, Cazorla and Cech would usually be the first names on the team sheet.
Per Mertesacker was pictured in Arsenal training on Tuesday morning as the Gunners completed their final preparations for their Premier League showdown with West Ham at The Emirates.
"If he has ruptured some fibres then it could be a few weeks". Midfielders Oxlade Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey are doubtful feature as the visit of West Ham may have come too soon for the pair to be fully fit for selection.
"He will have a scan today and we'll know more tomorrow".
Thus, we won't know for sure either way until Wednesday, but it really doesn't sound good. However, in extreme duel against the "Manchester City" "Gunners" have shown a good game, earning one point.
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Bilic has admitted that Wilshere is "a great player at a great age" but suggests that the links with the Arsenal midfielder are now only rumours.
West Ham are also on the same page as Arsenal. While the top four hopes may be waning for Arsenal, they still have to try to finish as high as possible in the table.
"There's talk of a £30million price tag - will you be buying a player who is going to give you only 25 games a season when you need more from him for that price?"
"Mark is one of the best captains I have come across during my years in the game - he cares as passionately about West Ham United as anyone". The boss has been cautious with Danny Welbeck given his recent injury problems so I think he'll make way for Giroud. Suddenly it becomes important so I'm quite pleased that people realise that it's not as easy as it looks.
"Of course we have a hard task in front of us, but I am happy as well that people realise suddenly that it's not as easy as it looked always".