Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta says it’s unclear if midfielder Thomas Partey will play once more this season.
Partey picked up a muscle damage throughout Arsenal’s 3-0 loss to Everton on Monday night time. Arteta revealed that night time that Partey was to endure a scan the next day to evaluate the extent of the damage.
Talking on Friday forward of the weekend’s conflict in opposition to Brighton, Arteta has revealed the Ghanian newest damage is in the identical space because the earlier one. The midfielder is now more likely to miss the rest of the season and will probably be an enormous blow for the north London aspect who has already misplaced left-back Kieran Tierney to a knee damage.
“He has a major damage, he might be out for some weeks. It’s an space he had a earlier damage and he felt it right away.”
Sambi Lokonga is more likely to be handed a begin within the absence of Partey having impressed on Monday night time.
“He performed quite a bit within the first a part of the season however when you haven’t any European soccer it’s harder to share the minutes. Nice alternative to indicate what they will do.”
The Gunners are at present fifth on the log with 54 factors.