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New Arsenal signing Kallstrom injured

Arsenal are assessing a back injury to new signing Kim Kallstrom, the day after the 31-year-old midfielder moved to the Emirates Stadium on a loan deal until the end of the season.

Kallstrom's arrival was the only incoming business concluded by the Gunners during the transfer window. Credit: Arsenal FC

Reports in Sweden on Saturday morning suggested the former Lyon man had suffered a long-term injury during his first training session, claiming he could miss a large part of his temporary stay at Arsenal.

But it appears the seriousness of Kallstrom's injury is yet to be determined by the club, who will be hoping to have him available as soon as possible with fellow midfielders Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey also injured and Mathieu Flamini serving a four-game ban.

Arsene Wenger's side enter an important month in their search for silverware and, after a home game against Crystal Palace on Saturday, face a daunting schedule including crunch Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League matches.


Dann looking forward to return to Premier League

Crystal Palace signing Scott Dann has spoken for the first time about his move to the club.

"It's nice to finally put pen to paper and get it done. I'm looking forward to the next three and half years," he said in an interview with Crystal Palace.

He revealed that it was only late last night that he received a call from his old club Blackburn to confirm a fee had been agreed with Crystal Palace to enable his transfer, adding that he was looking forward to playing in the Premier League.

"It's something I've done before and having the opportunity to come and play for the next couple of years and hopefully do well and help the team - it's obviously something I really wanted to do and I'm glad it's all gone through," he added.

Berbatov 'excited, nervous but happy' at Monaco

Berbatov will wear the 15 shirt at Monaco Credit: Instagram/AS Monaco FC

Dimitar Berbatov has revealed his excitement and nerves at joining French side Monaco in his first interview with the club since making the move.

"I am very excited and also a bit nervous to be quite honest, but happy to be here. It's a new chapter in my career," he said.

Berbatov will wear the number 15 shirt when playing for the club.

You can see the full interview on Monaco's club website, here.


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