Arsenal are set to lose three or more players in the middle of next season after their countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations this week.
Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will only play in one of their countries AFCON 2022 qualifiers during the international break due to Covid restrictions.
With Egypt's AFCON qualifier win against Togo during the last international break, the fourth by an Arsenal's player's country that week, there could be trouble up ahead.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the Gabon national team faced delays of over six hours overnight in an airport waiting room before their match today.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the winning goal for Gabon on Thursday, propelling them to the top of their AFCON qualification group.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang withdrew from the Gabon squad for the current break with a sprained ankle, though he's still in training with Arsenal.
A number of the Arsenal squad have headed out on international duty over the current break, so let's have our usual look at when they'll all be in action.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been called up to the Gabon squad for the November international break.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returned to the Gabon national team with a goal on Thursday, his first game with them since March.
The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who admitted he was considering international retirement, may have had the decision taken out of his hands after the Gabon national team was dissolved for not being patriotic enough.
After keeping his country waiting, it seems as if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will accept his latest national team call-up rather than call time on his international career.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been called up by Gabon but the national team manager is not sure he will accept given his recent comments about retiring and the problems he's had with his nation.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been speaking on French TV show Talents d'Afrique has admitted he is considering retiring from international football after snubbing an international call-up back in October and being "extremely disappointed by the behaviour of certain people".
Gabon supporters are growing frustrated with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's behaviour with the national team, and are starting to question the 29-year-old's position as captain.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is on a ‘mission’ for Gabon when they face South Sudan on Tuesday in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left the Gabon camp early to return to Arsenal prompting concerns he had been injured, but fear not, he was simply released to return to the club.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has pulled out of Gabon's squad to face Zambia on Tuesday, instead flying back to London on Monday night.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once played a non-league side in Newcastle, surrounded by takeaway shops while he was playing for Gabon.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has withdrawn from the Gabon squad that will take part in the King’s Cup due to the death of his grandmother on Tuesday.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once played a non-league side surrounded by takeaway shops while he was playing for Gabon.