The Gunners captain missed last weekend's 1-0 win over Sunderland with the problem and was also unable to feature for Belgium on international duty in midweek.
Thomas Vermaelen has ankle injection to avoid operation
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Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen has an injection in his ankle to speed up his recovery ahead of next week's Champions League match against Bayern Munich.
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