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Rosicky may play this weekend after minor setback

Rosicky may play this weekend after minor setback

Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky could return to action in a preseason tournament over the weekend, despite a minor injury he picked up after making his comeback earlier this month.
The Czech Republic international has not played in Arsenal's last three preseason matches, including a 1-0 victory Wednesday night against Hannover 96 in Germany.
Arsenal said Thursday that Rosicky picked up a "minor problem" in the Barnet friendly on July 18.
That was his comeback after hamstring and knee injuries ruled him out since January 2008.
In comments released later, manager Arsene Wenger said Rosicky would play in the Emirates Cup tournament along with Gael Clichy, who missed the final weeks of last season with a back injury.
If Rosicky's most recent problem turns out to be worse than expected, it would be a major blow to Wenger's plans.
The Frenchman had highlighted the 28-year-old Rosicky as a key attacking option after striker Emmanuel Adebayor's joined Manchester City and Samir Nasri was ruled out last week for up to three months.
Despite defender Kolo Toure leaving Wednesday to join City, Wenger claims his squad is "strong enough" without any more new signings.
The Gunners have only signed defender Thomas Vermaelen from Ajax this offseason.
"I feel we are strong enough but if we can add then we will do it," Wenger said. "In England people think that all the problems can be sorted out by buying players.
"I believe the biggest target is to work hard in training, improve what we can improve and have confidence in the players that we have. If we need to add then we will. We have money available so for us it is now important to spend it in the right way when we do it, or if we do it."