Arsenal will be returning to Premier League action this Sunday after two weeks off thanks to the international break. While they may not have gone into the break in the best form after a 3-0 loss to Aston Villa, they’ll be hoping that they can get back to winning ways against Leeds United.
Before kick-off, though, Arsenal.com has provided fans with an update regarding the Gunners’ team news. While the club has had far worse injury problems in recent years, it’s still worth noting that they’ll be without a few key players for what could prove to be one of the games of the season.
Tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Egypt.
Mo is asymptomatic and following protocols ahead of returning to training. He is unavailable for this weekend’s fixture.
Tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sead is also currently asymptomatic and following protocols ahead of returning to training. He is unavailable for this weekend’s fixture.
Left thigh. Thomas was replaced at half time during the match against Aston Villa and has sustained a strain to his left thigh.
Continues to be assessed, will not be available for this weekend’s match and will continue his rehabilitation.
Continued status on longer-term injuries:
Left ankle. Sustained significant sprain to ankle ligaments during Manchester City (a) on June 17.
Pablo has progressed very well and is now integrating into full training.
Left knee. Sustained injury during training on June 21.
Gabi has also progressed very well is working well in group sessions and aims to integrate into squad sessions over the next two weeks.
As part of Premier League protocol, all members of our first team squad and support staff continue to be regularly tested for COVID-19.”
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