Arsenal Injury News

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Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 25, 2020. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

26yo may have played his last game for Arsenal after injury

Hector Bellerin may well have played his final game for Arsenal, as he's now expected to miss the last couple of matches of the season through injury.
18th March 2021, Emirates Stadium, London, England UEFA Europa League Football, Arsenal versus Olympiacos - David Luiz of Arsenal Photo: Shaun Brooks

2 out, 1 back: Arsenal team news for Crystal Palace

Arsenal have two fitness issues going into the penultimate game of the Premier League season against Crystal Palace, according to Mikel Arteta.
David Luiz of Arsenal - Arsenal v Olympiakos, Europa League Round of 16, Emirates Stadium - 18/03/2021. Copyright: Matt Impey / Shutterstock

1 out, 3 doubts: Arsenal injury news for Chelsea clash

David Luiz will be unavailable to face his former club Chelsea on Wednesday, but Mikel Arteta gave a relatively positive update on the other injury concerns.
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Emile Smith Rowe celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Frank Augstein

Emile Smith Rowe injury update: Arsenal hope it’s nothing major

Emile Smith Rowe was substituted against West Brom on Sunday so what's the latest on his fitness?
Cedric Soares of Arsenal - Arsenal v Slavia Prague, UEFA Europa League, Quarter Final, First Leg, Football, Emirates Stadium, London, UK - 08 Apr 2021. Copyright: Javier Garcia / BPI / Shutterstock

Cedric Soares hospitalised before Villarreal clash

Cedric Soares was hospitalised this week with a stomach bug, ahead of Arsenal's elimination from the Europa League by Villarreal.
Hertha BSC - RB Leipzig, Matteo Guendouzi of Hertha BSC warming up, 21 02 2021, Copyright: Matthias Koch

Matteo Guendouzi suffers fractured metatarsal

Matteo Guendouzi's Hertha BSC loan spell came to an end on Thursday, as he suffered a fractured metatarsal in his foot.
Kieran Tierney back in Arsenal training (via Arsenal)

Are Lacazette, Tierney and Luiz available to face Villarreal?

Mikel Arteta is hoping to be able to call up Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney to the squad to face Villarreal on Thursday, and he isn't ruling out David Luiz either.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Adam Davy

Great news as Tierney and Lacazette return ahead of Arsenal vs Villarreal

Arsenal could be without a few key players for their Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal on Thursday, according to Mikel Arteta.
David Luiz of Arsenal - Arsenal v Olympiakos, Europa League Round of 16, Emirates Stadium - 18/03/2021. Copyright: Matt Impey / Shutterstock

Good news as Arsenal injury not as bad as feared

Arsenal are hopeful David Luiz will return before the end of the season, despite his injury and the campaign entering its final month.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang right in the substitute s area in the stands during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Julian Finney

Arsenal striker still not fit to start pre-Newcastle United clash

Mikel Arteta has given an update on the fitness of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, ahead of Arsenal's clash with Newcastle United this weekend.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

1 out, 1 doubt: Arsenal team news for Newcastle United clash

Alexandre Lacazette is out of the trip to Newcastle United on Sunday, but Kieran Tierney is in contention for the squad.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal replaces Bukayo Saka - Villarreal v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League, Semi-Final, First Leg - 29 Apr 2021. Copyright: Bagu Blanco / BPI / Shutterstock

Why didn’t Aubameyang start against Villarreal?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wasn't 100% healthy or fit on Thursday, which is why he only made the bench against Villarreal.
Kieran Tierney of Arsenal FC during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 Leg 1 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 18 February 2021. Copyright: Giuseppe Maffia

Tierney and 3 others may make shock early return vs Villarreal

Arsenal are closing in on a surprising clean bill of health, with all their injured players apparently on the verge of a comeback.
David Luiz of Arsenal - Arsenal v Olympiakos, Europa League Round of 16, Emirates Stadium - 18/03/2021. Copyright: Matt Impey / Shutterstock

Injured Arsenal star returns to training pre-Villarreal clash

David Luiz has returned to training ahead of Arsenal's clash with Villarreal on Thursday, hoping to prove his fitness ahead of the first leg.

Arteta gives encouraging injury update ahead of Everton clash

Speaking before the visit of Everton on Friday, Mikel Arteta says Arsenal's five injured players are ahead of schedule in their recoveries.
pierre-emerick aubameyang malaria hospital

Aubameyang returns home after 2 days in hospital

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contracted malaria while on international duty during the last break but the player has now returned home after two days in hospital
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (L) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe before his goal is disallowed during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. - 14 (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Double boost for Arsenal ahead of Slavia Prague game

Arsenal have confirmed that both Bukayo Saka and Emile smith Rowe have returned to training ahead of Arsenal's crunch tie with Slavia Prague on Thursday night.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Updates on Saka, Martinelli, & Aubameyang for Slavia Prague

Arsenal are optimistic that Bukayo Saka has only suffered a dead leg and will be available for Slavia Prague on Thursday, along with Gabriel Martinelli.
Sheffield United v Arsenal Premier League Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal passes the ball in to an empty net ahead of George Baldock of Sheffield United for his sides second goal during the Premier League match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield Copyright: Matt Wilkinson

Gabriel Martinelli passes himself fit for Slavia Prague

Gabriel Martinelli didn't wait for any further evaluations of his knock against Sheffield United to pass himself fit for the next game on Thursday.
Sheffield United v Arsenal - Premier League - Bramall Lane Arsenal s Bukayo Saka leaves the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture date: Sunday April 11, 2021. Copyright: Tim Keeton

Post-match footage provides hopeful Bukayo Saka hint

Bukayo Saka is an injury doubt for Thursday's match against Slavia Prague, but footage of him from after the game seemed positive.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Disappointing but expected Kieran Tierney injury update

Mikel Arteta confirmed what we all suspected - Kieran Tierney's season is likely over after the defender picked up a knee injury.
Charlie Patino shoots and scores for the Arsenal u18s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal midfielder Charlie Patino provides update on his injury status

Charlie Patino says he'll be back soon from the injury problem that has forced him out of action for the last couple of months.
James Olayinka of Southend United in action during Sky Bet League Two match between Leyton Orient and Southend United at The Breyer Group Stadium in Leyton, UK - 29th December 2020. Copyright: Holly Allison / TPI / Shutterstock

Arsenal duo return to matchday squad after injury scans

After they both had scans on their respective injuries just last week, Zech Medley and James Olayinka returned to action this weekend.
Emile Smith Rowe

Aubameyang out as injuries give Arsenal a creative headache

Arsenal could be without both Odegaard and Smith Rowe for Sunday's game against Sheffield United while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also out.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Martin Odegaard during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021.Copyright: Jon Super

Martin Odegaard injury concern

Martin Odegaard is an injury doubt for the second leg of Arsenal's Europa League quarter-final against Slavia Prague, according to Mikel Arteta.
Mauro Bandeira after surgery (Photo via Bandeira on Twitter)

Surgery successful for young Arsenal midfielder

Mauro Bandeira has undergone successful surgery following a recent injury, and he's now set for a spell on the sidelines recovering.
Omar Rekik with Arsenal in training (Photo via Rekik on Instagram)

Omar Rekik says he’ll be ‘back soon’ after injury

Arsenal January signing Omar Rekik says he'll be 'back soon', as the u23s continue to wait on the teenage defender's debut.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

85 games missed: Is Kieran Tierney injury prone?

Kieran Tierney picked up another injury at the weekend and, as I looked at his injury history and it might be time to ask is Kieran Tierney injury prone?
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Kieran Tierney might not play again this season after injury

Kieran Tierney is taking things day by day to try and play a part for Arsenal before the end of the season and the beginning of the Euros.
James Olayinka of Southend United in action during Sky Bet League Two match between Leyton Orient and Southend United at The Breyer Group Stadium in Leyton, UK - 29th December 2020. Copyright: Holly Allison / TPI / Shutterstock

Arsenal midfielder needs surgery but will wait until summer

On-loan Arsenal midfielder James Olayinka needs surgery, but Southend United are hoping to put it off until the summer.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

3 back, 1 doubt, 2 out: Arsenal teams news vs Slavia Prague

Arsenal will welcome back three players who missed the defeat against Liverpool at the weekend but could be without three others.

Key Arsenal trio return to training pre-Slavia Prague

Emile Smith Rowe, Granit Xhaka, and Bukayo Saka are all back in training ahead of Arsenal's Europa League quarter-final first leg on Thursday.
Zech Medley with Kilmarnock (Photo via Kilmarnock FC)

Arsenal defender receives injury boost after test results

Arsenal loanee Zech Medley has received positive news after assessments on a facial injury he suffered playing for Kilmarnock.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (2R) receives medical treatment before leaving the pitch injured during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Ian Walton / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by IAN WALTON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

When David Luiz is expected back after knee surgery

Arsenal are hopeful David Luiz will play again this season, despite undergoing surgery on a knee issue in the last few days.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Arsenal fear key player will miss both legs vs Slavia Prague with new injury

Arsenal fear Kieran Tierney's knee injury will put him out for a number of weeks, with his Europa League quarter-final participation heavily in doubt.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

What is the point of Arsenal’s secrecy?

Mikel Arteta said they didn't know if David Luiz would have surgery only for Arsenal to announce 12 hours later that he had, what was the point?
Zech Medley with Kilmarnock (Photo via Kilmarnock on Twitter)

2 Arsenal players undergo scans after suffering injuries

James Olayinka and Zech Medley added to Arsenal's growing injury list on their respective loan spells in the last few days.
Dejan Iliev in training with Arsenal (Photo via Iliev on Instagram)

Arsenal 26yo working on fitness after returning from loan

Arsenal goalkeeper Dejan Iliev is doing fitness work with the club as he works on the injury picked up on his loan to Shrewsbury Town.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

David Luiz season on the line after surgery

David Luiz could miss the rest of the season after undergoing a small procedure on his knee.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Kieran Tierney injury update: His face told us not to expect good news

Arsenal fans face an anxious wait on news about Kieran Tierney's knee injury but the defender's face probably told us all we needed to know.