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Arsenal boss gives Abou Diaby injury update

13:58 14 December 2012

Arsenal's Abou Diaby. Photo: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Arsenal's Abou Diaby. Photo: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

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Arsene Wenger has admitted he cannot say when he will be able to call on injury-plagued midfielder Abou Diaby again.

The France international has not featured for the Gunners since hobbling off in their 2-1 defeat to Chelsea in late September.

Diaby has managed a total of just 33 appearances over the last three seasons and Wenger admits he is not close to a return.

“I cannot give you any fixed date because we are a bit in no man’s land on that front,” said the Arsenal manager.

“He is working, but we are waiting for him to come back. He is not ready.”

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