Arsene Wenger is facing a terrible time with Arsenal’s injury crisis, which can hinder the London club from winning the Premier League title. Currently, 8 Arsenal players are injured at this important time of the season.
Arsenal, lost to Bayern Munich on Wednesday and now face less chances of getting to qualify in the last 16 of Champions League season.Arsenal are on top of the Premier League table with Manchester City, both having 25 points. Wenger knows no winter break and injury problems for Gunners can lose the title charge this season. After a horrendous night in Munich, Arsenal face Tottenham in the crunch north London derby. Spurs looks to take advantage of Arsenal’s injury problems on Sunday at the Emirates Stadium.
‘I’m very concerned because we are only in November and we have so many players out.
‘We go into the Christmas period and I am concerned because we have too many players out.’
‘It is too early to say. We want to be in the fight and I believe we can (win the title) but it is too early. At Christmas we will see better. Now it is down to consistency.’
He continued: ‘I believe that it was a disappointing result on Wednesday. But we have done extremely well in the Premier League and at the moment we have a lot of confidence and want to produce. It is a derby where the commitments and nerves will be important.
‘They are a side who are strong defensively. They play in a committed way.
‘They have done well. They have lost only one game. They had a few draws but overall they look stable.
‘They have always in my memory had strong teams. It will be a tough opponent just like every year.’