Van Persie and Fabregas in Arsenal squad for Barca

There was encouraging news for Arsenal fans when manager Arsene Wenger included Robin van Persie in the squad to face Barcelona and said Cesc Fabregas was "90 percent likely" to play in Tuesday`s game.

Van Persie out for up to six weeks

Dutch and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie will be out of action for up to six weeks after partially rupturing a right ankle ligament.