Arsene Wenger Personally Announce Return Date For Star Man Ahead Of Midweek Game

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Arsene Wenger has provided a positive injury update on Alexandre Lacazette ahead of the midweek class against AC Milan, as has the player himself.

Lacazette is now running again after undergoing knee surgery following the Spurs game on 10 February.

Wenger revealed ahead of midweek game on Thursday, The Frenchman explained that while the 26-year-old is on the mend, he won’t be back in action for the team until after the international break.

“Alexandre Lacazette has his first run today, but won’t be back until after the international break,” he told Arsenal.com.

The international break is two weeks away (23-27 March), which means Arsenal’s first confirmed fixture afterwards is against Stoke at Ashburton Grove.

Although there is a trip to Leicester pencilled in for before that, the date is yet to be confirmed.

When Wenger first revealed that Laca had undergone surgery on his knee, he said the striker could be out for ‘four or five’ weeks.

“He got a surprising swell of the knee after the game against Tottenham and needed surgery, very quick surgery, and he will be out for the next four or five weeks,” Wenger told beIN SPORTS . “It’s a massive blow for us, but we have to find a solution.”

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