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'Just like new signings'

July 24, 2012
That thud, thud, thud-ing you can hear is the collective sound of Arsenal fans' heads banging against brick walls, for this week manager Arsene Wenger pursed his lips and had the grapes to say: "We wait on Abou Diaby and Jack Wilshere. In defensive midfielders and box-to-box players we are not short if they are all coming back." Yes, Wenger is willing to cross his fingers and rely on the fitness of two players who combined made zero Premier League starts in the 2011-12 season.

Diaby, 26, ...

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