At the request of Gunners manager Arsene Wenger, interim national coach Josef Pesice agreed to allow the midfielder time to recover fitness after returning to first-team actionArsenal have been granted a request for Tomas Rosicky to be excused from Czech Republic international duty to preserve his fitness.
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With the Czechs' hopes of qualification for World Cup 2014 all but over, coach Michal Bilek resigned after September's loss to Italy and interim boss Josef Pesice agreed to try other players.
"Arsenal have asked us to excuse Rosicky for health reasons. We have called up Borek Dockal," Pesice told the press.
National team director and former Liverpool star Vladimir Smicer explained: "Tomas wasn't completely fit after the [West Brom] game. Arsene Wenger got in touch with me and we agreed not to take Tomas to the qualifiers."
The 33-year-old Rosicky has 93 international caps to his name, having made his debut in 2000, and has scored 21 goals for his country.