Arsenal and Croatia striker Eduardo has suffered a fresh injury setback less than a couple of days after returning to first team action. The 25-year-old has been ruled out for two-weeks with a hamstring injury picked up during Monday's 4-0 win over Cardiff in the FA Cup.
The news will come as a blow to both Arsene Wenger and the player himself as the Brazilian born striker had just returned after breaking his leg last February in a now infamous tackle by Birmingham's Matthew Taylor.
"Eduardo is out for two weeks. What a nightmare. Nobody knows how it happened but I knew straight away after the game it would be a two-week job. It is nothing like he had before but I do know that little setbacks like this are part of being nine months out," Wenger told reporters.
The Frenchman continued: "After that long out, nobody plays six months on the trot. It is impossible. But at the same time it is a blow because, of course, he can score goals. He had shown that on Monday night."