Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger, second left, stands near his players, from left, Armand Traore, Tomas Rosicky and Robin van Persie during a training session at their training facilities in London ... more 
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger, second left, stands near his players, from left, Armand Traore, Tomas Rosicky and Robin van Persie during a training session at their training facilities in London Colney, England, Monday, Aug. 15, 2011. With Cesc Fabregas' drawn-out departure to Barcelona over, Arsenal must recover from the loss of its captain to avoid missing out on the group stage of the Champions League. The Gunners have played in the lucrative group stage every season since 1998-99, but need to beat Italian side Udinese in the playoffs to advance, the consequence of last season's fourth-place finish in the Premier League. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) less 
1 / 1
Associated Press | Photo By Matt Dunham
Mon, Aug 15, 2011 8:56 AM EDT