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Arsenal’s Backline Rightfully Criticised?

Bellerin

The 25 man squads have now been confirmed for the season, and many pundits have already pointed the finger at Arsenal’s backline as to why the Gunners won’t challenge this year. But is the criticism justified? Are Arsenal thin at the back? In a word, no. And we’ll explain why in a moment. After a …

‘Start Him And Make Him Captain!’ ‘Like A New Signing! ‘Good News’ Arsenal Fans On Twitter Delighted By Club’s Latest Injury Update

Rob Holding

Arsenal have confirmed that Rob Holding is now back in full training and could be in contention to face Watford this weekend. The 23-year-old has not played a first-team game since he injured his knee in the 2-2 draw against Manchester United in December last year, and he has had to work hard to get …

Arsenal Injury Report Ahead Of The Game Against Watford

Arsenal have six players who have been undergoing treatment during the international break, and it remains to be seen how many will be available for the trip to Watford on Sunday. Both Lucas Torreira (knock) and Granit Xhaka (Achilles) have picked up issues on international duty, although the latter has said he believes he should …

Arsenal Suffer Double Injury Setback Following International Fixtures

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka had to be taken off in the 4-0 win against Gibraltar yesterday evening with an Achilles injury. The 26-year-old is now a doubt for this weekend’s game against Watford. Speaking after the match about the problem, the Gunners captain revealed that he had been managing the issue during recent matches but …

Ivory Coast FA Confirm ‘Injury’ Forced Arsenal Star To Withdraw From International Duty

Nicolas Pepe

Ivory Coast have confirmed that Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe did withdraw from international duty this week because of an injury. It had been reported that the Gunners and the national side had agreed that the 24-year-old would not play in the friendlies against Benin and Tunisia so he could work on building up his fitness, …

Latest Arsenal Injury Report For The Week

Bellerin

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be in contention to play Watford after the international break despite being taken off injured against Tottenham at the weekend. There were concerns that the Frenchman was suffering from a hamstring issue, but manager Unai Emery confirmed after the game that the forward had not picked up a serious problem. …

Emery Provides Injury Update On Lacazette After Arsenal Striker Was Subbed In Derby Draw

Arsenal manager Unai Emery doesn’t believe that Alexandre Lacazette’s injury is a serious one after the Frenchman had to be subbed in the North London derby yesterday. The Frenchman scored a superb goal before halftime to bring the Gunners back into the contest at 2-1 but was taken off 22 minutes into the second half …

Latest Arsenal Injury Report Ahead Of The North London Derby Against Tottenham

Arsenal manager Unai Emery currently has no new injury worries heading into the derby against Tottenham next Sunday. There are five players on the treatment table with only one likely to return to the squad this weekend. There has been a lot of speculation about Mesut Ozil’s absence from the squad for the defeat to …

Arsenal Injury Report Ahead Of The Match Against Liverpool

Arsenal should be boosted by the return of captain Granit Xhaka for the clash against Liverpool this weekend. The Swiss international missed the 2-1 win against Burnley last Saturday due to bruising in the lower back. Mesut Ozil could also be back in the squad for the match at Anfield. The German playmaker has been …

Key Arsenal Star A Major Injury Doubt Heading Into Burnley Clash

Arsenal have confirmed that midfielder Granit Xhaka may not be fit to play against Burnley this weekend. The club revealed the 26-year-old has sustained bruising to the lower back and leg and will be assessed ahead of the match at the Emirates. The Swiss international took the captain’s armband for the 1-0 win against Newcastle …

Arsenal Injury News Ahead Of Their Game Against Burnley

Rob Holding

Arsenal’s next match is against Burnley on Saturday afternoon, and manager Unai Emery will be hoping to have a stronger line-up than the one he selected against Newcastle. The Gunners managed to claim a 1-0 win despite missing a number of key players for the game. Nicolas Pepe could be in line for his first …

Arsenal’s Latest Injury News Ahead Of Their Opening Game Against Newcastle

Ceballos

Arsenal head into their opening game of the season against Newcastle with a number of injury concerns. Up to three of the Gunners’ summer signings could miss out due to fitness problems. Kieran Tierney will not feature at St James’ Park. The Scottish international has not taken any part in pre-season after undergoing a double …

Arsenal’s Latest Injury News Ahead Of The Europa League Final Against Chelsea

Danny Welbeck

Arsenal have five players out for the Europa League final this evening but all have been known for a while. Konstantinos Mavropanos was the only player who had a chance of returning to fitness after suffering a knock against Burnley on the final day of the season. However, the Greek defender did not recover in …

‘Absolutely Gutted!’ ‘Devastating’ Fans On Twitter Disappointed As Arsenal Star Delivers Injury Update

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey announced on Instagram yesterday that he will not play again for the Gunners due to the severity of his hamstring problem. The Welshman sustained the injury in the quarter-final second leg win over Napoli, but it was hoped he could return before the end of the season. However, Ramsey has now …

‘What A Sight To Behold!’ ‘Should Be Back For Pre Season’ – Fans Optimistic As Injured Arsenal Star Steps Up Comeback

Arsenal defender Rob Holding has been stepping up his rehabilitation from a knee injury. The Gunners’ official Twitter account have shared a video of the centre-back back on the training pitch doing some light fitness work: 🎶 Rob Holding, you know…@RobHolding95‘s been stepping up his recovery in north London 💪 pic.twitter.com/CeWVpglRYB — Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) …

Latest Arsenal Injury Report Ahead Of The Napoli Game

Arsenal have injury doubts over two players heading into the Europa League quarter-final tie against Napoli tomorrow. Granit Xhaka has missed the last two league games against Newcastle and Everton with a groin injury and the player’s fitness is still being assessed ahead of the match at the Emirates. Captain Laurent Koscielny is also in …

Arsenal Star A Major Injury Doubt Ahead Of Tonight’s Europa League Clash

Arsenal playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan is struggling to be fit for tonight’s crucial Europa League second leg tie against Rennes. The Armenian international missed the 2-0 win against Manchester United at the weekend with a back injury and the midfielder is still suffering with the same issue. Mkhitaryan has been in excellent form since he returned …

Arsenal Dealt Double Injury Setback Ahead Of Bournemouth Clash

Arsenal could be without both Alex Iwobi and Stephan Lichtsteiner for the game against Bournemouth, the club have revealed. Iwobi has suffered a knock to his right ankle and is being assessed by the club’s medical staff ahead of the match tomorrow night. The Gunners could are also be sweating over the fitness of Lichtsteiner …