Arsenal star Thomas Partey dominated out of Chelsea and Man Metropolis clashes after injuring ankle towards Blues in pre-season
ARSENAL have suffered an enormous blow with Thomas Partey dominated out of the upcoming matches towards Chelsea and Manchester Metropolis.
The Gunners midfielder picked up an ankle knock in final week’s 2-1 pre-season defeat towards the Blues on the Emirates.
Thomas Partey picked up an ankle damage final week following a robust sort out by Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-CheekCredit: Reuters
Arsenal have revealed that Ghana worldwide Partey has suffered ankle ligament damageCredit: AFP
Boss Mikel Arteta spoke after the sport that his damage was ‘not trying good’, and now the North Londoners have delivered an replace on his health.
The 28-year-old sustained ankle ligament injury following Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s sturdy problem.
An Arsenal assertion mentioned: “Thomas sustained an damage to ligaments in his proper ankle throughout the pleasant match towards Chelsea final Sunday.
“Thomas continues to be assessed and is anticipated to be again in coaching in roughly three weeks.”
Not solely will he miss Sunday’s pre-season North London derby, but in addition subsequent Friday’s Premier League opener away at Brentford.
And in an extra blow to Arsenal, he’s now set to overlook the house conflict towards Chelsea, in addition to the journey to the Etihad to face the Residents on August 28.
He’s prone to return to first-team responsibility towards Norwich on September 11 following the worldwide break.
In one other blow, striker Eddie Nketiah, who has been closely linked with a transfer away this summer time, has picked up his personal ankle downside.
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The ex-Leeds loanee will now face a month on the sidelines in what may probably scupper a transfer away from North London.
Arsenal said: “Eddie sustained bruising to his proper ankle throughout the pleasant match towards Chelsea.
“Eddie continues to be assessed and is anticipated to be again in coaching in roughly 4 weeks.”
Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes is at present recovering from a knee damage he picked up on worldwide responsibility which dominated him out of the Tokyo 2020 Video games.
There may be nonetheless no timeframe over his return, with Arsenal merely declaring the centre-back is aiming to be again ‘within the forthcoming weeks’.
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Mikel Arteta admits Thomas Partey’s ankle will not be trying good simply 12 days earlier than opener