Big drop at Arsenal for the rest of the season


Arsenal are left without a key player ahead of the crucial final stage of the season where, after the national team rest, they will try to make a final push to win their first Premier League since 2004.

Mikel Artetatrainer of the ‘gunners’, will not have until the next course of Takehiro Tomiyaso. The Japanese full-back suffered a “major injury” to his right knee on Thursday, as revealed by tests he has since undergone and, after undergoing surgery on Tuesday in London, is expected to be back in action with his summer teammates during the preseason.

Tomiyasu participated in 31 matches

Although Ben White is the headline on the right side, Tomiyasu He has featured in 31 matches in all competitions throughout this campaign and Arteta considers him a key player in his squad.

The Japanese defender played in the starting eleven in Arsenal vs Sporting of the round of 16 (second leg) of the Europa League but had to retire after just ten minutes of play due to an accidental injury to his right knee.

Arsenal were eliminated by Sporting on penalties (3-5) after finishing the match 1-1 (2-2 in the first leg) and they will now focus their efforts on maintaining the leadership of the Premier and eight points ahead of manchester citand with ten days left to play.

Saliba, another defense, is also low

In this game, another Arsenal defender, William Saliba, He was also replaced in the first half due to back problems. He missed Sunday’s derby against Crystal Palace at the Emirates (4-1) and caused a drop in the French team. Its evolution will dictate the time of departure.

Source: La Verdad


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