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Wenger 'devastated' by Rosický setback

Published: Sunday 6 December 2009, 18.38CET
Arsenal FC will conclude their UEFA Champions League Group H campaign at Olympiacos FC without midfielder Tomáš Rosický, who is expected to be sidelined for around a month with a groin injury.
Wenger 'devastated' by Rosický setback
Tomáš Rosický has endured a spate of injury problems ©Getty Images

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Published: Sunday 6 December 2009, 18.38CET

Wenger 'devastated' by Rosický setback

Arsenal FC will conclude their UEFA Champions League Group H campaign at Olympiacos FC without midfielder Tomáš Rosický, who is expected to be sidelined for around a month with a groin injury.

Arsenal FC will conclude their UEFA Champions League Group H campaign at Olympiacos FC on Wednesday without Czech midfielder Tomáš Rosický, who is expected to be sidelined for a month with a groin injury.

'Devastated'
Rosický only returned to action in September after a persistent hamstring problem rendered him unavailable for 18 months. He has since appeared in four of Arsenal's five Group H matches but will miss Wednesday's concluding fixture, from which Olympiacos need a point to progress alongside the Gunners. "Tomáš Rosický is out for a while," said manager Arsène Wenger after seeing the 29-year-old forced off at half-time of Saturday's 2-0 defeat of Stoke City FC. "He's devastated and I am as well."

Last updated: 06/12/09 23.26CET

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