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Gibbs: Has a stomach muscle injury

Gibbs: Has a stomach muscle injury

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Defender Kieran Gibbs is out of Arsenal's Champions League game against Marseille due to a stomach muscle injury he suffered in Sunday's game against Sunderland.

Aaron Ramsey, who missed the 2-1 win over the Black Cats with a hamstring strain, trained on Tuesday and will travel with the squad to France.

Long-term absentees Bacary Sagna (broken leg), Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) and Jack Wilshere and Abou Diaby (both ankle) are unavailable.

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