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Update on team news heading into Wolves game

Posted on November 29, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While the official team news when it comes to who will start tonight’s game against Wolverhampton Wanderers won’t be released until 6.15pm, Arsenal.com has provided fans with an update with regards to some players who are currently out through injury or suspension.

Many of them weren’t expected to make it back in time for the visit of Nuno Espirito Santo’s men, but it’s important to keep track of things like this as we move into what can only be described as the most hectic, and probably the most challenging, period of the year.

Mohamed Elneny

Tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Egypt.

Mo has been cleared to return to full training and is available for selection.

Sead Kolasinac

Tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sead is currently asymptomatic and following protocols ahead of returning to training. He is unavailable for Sunday’s match.

Thomas Partey

Left thigh. Sustained strain to left thigh during Aston Villa (h) on November 8.

Thomas is progressing with his rehabilitation ahead of returning to full training.

Nicolas Pepe

Suspended. Serving first of three match Premier League suspension following red card against Leeds United.

Bukayo Saka

Right leg impact. Sustained dead leg during the match at Leeds last Sunday.

Bukayo has returned to full training and is being assessed. Decision to be made on participation ahead of Sunday’s match.

Willian

Left calf. Slight calf issue sustained during the match at Leeds last Sunday.

Willian is fit and available for selection.

 

Continued status on longer-term injuries:

Pablo Mari

Left ankle. Sustained significant sprain to ankle ligaments during Manchester City (a) on June 17.

Pablo successfully completed 45 minutes for the Under-23s on Friday night in the PL2 against Derby County.

Gabriel Martinelli

Left knee. Sustained injury during training on June 21.

Gabi is now integrating into squad sessions.”

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