Olivier Giroud’s ankle problem is not believed to be as bad as first feared and the Frenchman should be in line to feature against Burnley at the weekend.

Taken off after an hour against Swansea, Giroud was on the bench with an ice pack on his left ankle.

It was a problem he picked up early on in the first half, but he had soldiered through, despite initially calling to be substituted.

PlayerInjuryStatusReportedExpected Return
Cazorla, SantiAchilles TendonosisRecovery19 Oct 1604 Nov 17
Paulista, GabrielMCL InjuryRecovery21 May 1731 Jul 17