Arsene Wenger has revealed that Jack Wilshere could return to action for Arsenal in late January.
The young players have not played a minute of competitive football in the period after selecting an ankle injury last season which has seen the complications of the extended absence of Wilshere.
But Wenger has given hope to those who support Arsenal, told the Daily Mirror: "good news, but he will not be available before the end of January."
It is believed that Wilshere will return to work with Arsenal's reserves in January with a view first appeared in February the team as the Gunners return to Champions League action.
Arsenal, despite the tragic loss of the first form, as well and English clubs have secured their place in the knockout round Champions League after 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in mid-week.
Alex Song starred in that game, including mazy run and cross set up perfectly for Robin van Persie's first and Cameroon is the desire to return to Wilshere.
He told The Guardian: "Jack is a very good player and we need everyone when we can fit all of us is strong and confident.
"We need all the players because we have so many games. We do not just think about if Jack is coming, everyone has their job to make the team.
That is why it is important that Jack will be back soon. "
Abou Diaby returned to Arsenal after missing the entire season so far and return to his team would be a relief for Song, who has suffered physical burden in midfield fought campaign this.
"When people come back, we will see an Arsenal player." Rivers continued. "When we started, we lost two great players and it's not easy to get players like Cesc [Fabregas] and [Samir Nasri missing.
"They are big players for us, very important, however, in football, it happens all the time you need to forget about it and confidence to the players we have."
"Today we are happy about it, we are missing some players like Jack and Abou back, [Tomas] Rosicky injured when everyone returned, we will be very good and strong more. "