Aubameyang Facing Two Weeks Out With Injury Arteta Confirmed


Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be out of action for up to two weeks due to a calf injury.

Aubameyang sat out Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat by Everton in the Premier League at Goodison Park on Saturday night due to the injury concern.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has now revealed that the club do not yet know the full extent of Aubameyang’s injury, and that he will be assessed by medical staff in the coming days.

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The Gabonese striker could miss Tuesday’s League Cup clash with Manchester City and the Boxing Day game against Chelsea FC.

Speaking at his post-match news conference after Arsenal’s loss at Goodison Park, Arteta said: “We want him [back] as quick as possible.

“He has a small strain and will need a few days. I don’t know if it a week or two weeks.

“It will depend how the injury evolves.”

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Source: Complete Sports