Arsenal Under-fire manager Arsene Wenger has provided an update on his players’ fitness ahead of their clash with on Sunday.
The Arsenal boss has confirmed to newsmen that Sead Kolasinac could be out of the game as he was injured in yesterday’s 2-0 victory over AC Milan in one of Europa League fixtures. Though the length of the injury is yet unknown, Kolasinac is reportedly going to miss out for almost two weeks.
The Frenchman also revealed that Nacho Monreal is yet to return from his knee injury and he has been ruled out of the game. The defender has been struggling with injury several weeks but he could return before the Gunners clash with AC Milan in the return of the Europa League in two weeks time.
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There is another worry for the manager as his regular left-back Hector Bellerin is also on the list of players who won’t take any part in Sunday’s game against the Hornets due to a knee injury.
The Spaniard hasn’t been too impressive for the North London this season but he remains one of Arsenal’s best players.
Calum Chambers was deployed to the left-back position so as to stand-in for injured Bellerin but he picked up a minor injury against Serie A opponent AC Milan.
Former club record-signing Alexandre Lacazette, who has been sidelined since January, is back from injury but not yet fit for Sunday’s game. Arsenal will hope to defeat the Hornets at Vicarage road so as to keep their place among the top-six teams in the league