Arsenal Injury Update: Martinelli, Partey, and Timber Latest News and Return Dates

Arsenal Injury Update: Martinelli, Partey, and Timber Latest News and Return Dates

Arsenal faces a brief respite with a 19-day break between fixtures, providing an opportunity to manage their relatively small injury list.

Following their Champions League victory over Porto, the Gunners enjoyed a weekend off during the FA Cup, having bowed out to Liverpool. They now gear up for a crucial clash against Manchester City on March 31, after the international break.

Arsenal Injury Update Ahead of Man City Clash

Gabriel Martinelli:

  • Withdrawn from Brazil squad for games against England and Spain due to a foot injury sustained against Sheffield United.
  • Martinelli’s potential return remains uncertain as he was seen on crutches during Arsenal’s victory over Brentford.

Thomas Partey:

  • Made appearances as a substitute against Sheffield United and Brentford following his recovery from a thigh injury.
  • Elects to skip Ghana internationals to focus on regaining full fitness with Arsenal.
  • Expected to be available for the clash against Manchester City on March 31.

Jurrien Timber:

  • Dutch defender returns to first-team training in late February after suffering a knee injury in the Premier League season opener.
  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta indicates a cautious approach to Timber’s reintroduction.
  • No specific timeline was provided for his return, but hopes are high for a comeback later in the season, possibly in the spring or summer of 2024.

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As the Gunners prepare for the business end of the season, the return of Martinelli, Partey, and Timber could provide a significant boost to their campaign aspirations.

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