Arsene Wenger has confirmed reports that Mesut Ozil's knee injury is only minor with the midfielder looking likely to play against Norwich should he pas a fitness test today.
Ozil limped off the pitch as Germany defeated Sweden 5-3 on Tuesday night and Gunners fans feared the worst for their season's stand-out star as the side continue to fly high in the Premier League.
Arsenal are currently sitting at the top of the table and while reports were speculating yesterday that Ozil could be a doubt, Wenger believes the Germany international should be ok in time for the match-up with Norwich on Saturday.
"He is alright," said Wenger to Arsenal Player of Ozil. "He came back with a knock on the knee but it was just a kick. We'll have a test tomorrow to see if he is fit enough for Saturday or not. When you have not played, there is always a little doubt but not a major one."
In the cases of Bacary Sagna, Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky Wenger was positive on the trio although he admitted that Theo Walcott is still not ready to compete for a place in the squad either this weekend or in the north London side's Champions League match-up with Borussia Dortmund next week.
"Sagna is 80 per cent fit and he will have a test," he explained. "Cazorla is available in training but he is not match-fit. It is just about competitiveness with him. There is a possibility both are in the squad for Saturday. I have not decided whether they will start or not.
"Rosicky is back in the squad and available. Walcott is still two weeks away."
Having Cazorla back on side particularly will no doubt be a huge boost for Arsenal who yesterday at their annual AGM insisted that winning trophies is a priority this season after going eight years without silverware.
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