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Arsenal Star In Race For Fitness

Just when Arsene Wenger thought he might get all his players back from International duty fully fit, Robin Van Persie suffers a knee injury.

Van Persie was substituted after 60 minutes in Holland's game against Slovenia when he fell awkwardly after a strong challenge.

Arsenal fans will be hoping he can recover for Arsenal's crunch period starting this weekend when they face Bolton. A week later the Gunners play Liverpool before Manchester United visit Ashburton Grove.

If Van Persie is out for some time, it'll be a chance for new-boy Eduardo Da Silva to show us some of the lethal finishing he's displayed for his adopted nation.

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Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Thursday October 18 2007
Time: 9:59AM

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Looking at pictures of the moment got injured it does look quite serious. As you say, this is why we bought Eduardo. Time to shine Dudu. Against Bolton we'll need 2 strikers, but at Anfield he could play Hleb behind Adebayor.
hatespur
18/10/2007 10:18:00
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It IS time for Eduardo to make his mark now, more so RVP's injured. How long will he be out though?
entropy13
18/10/2007 10:36:00
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He looks ok in these pictures http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/gallery/2007/oct/17/1?picture=330999685
Amos.
18/10/2007 10:37:00
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Every f***ing time. God damn it.
Rocky7
18/10/2007 10:41:00
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Chill Rocky. Our glass is always going to be 1/2 full this season. We're having a negativity ban. The spuds have enough for both of us in north London. Eduardo will come in for a couple of games, score goals and we'll be dabating whether the white van man should get his place back.
hatespur
18/10/2007 10:49:00
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Picture after the challenge http://i24.tinypic.com/2hfqvxd.jpg
entropy13
18/10/2007 10:50:00
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Oh I'm not worried by the injury HS, our squad is more than capable of taking care of business, just gutted for RvP. This is his season & I don't want him to miss out.
Rocky7
18/10/2007 10:59:00
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he'll be alright. Let's call it a small sabatical.
hatespur
18/10/2007 11:05:00
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lets wait for Arsenal.com to come out with the news later today. rest him for Bolton and Prague and hopefully he'll be fine to take on Liverpool and United.
luckys_10
18/10/2007 11:57:00
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Prepare for big rant from me on this subject, coming at you this lunchtime!
Little Dutch
18/10/2007 12:15:00
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