Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a doubt for the Boxing Day conflict towards Chelsea as Arsenal look to win their first Premier League recreation since November 1… however there’s extra dangerous information for under-pressure boss Mikel Arteta as Thomas Partey misses out once more
- Arsenal final picked up three factors within the league towards Manchester United
- The Gunners are languishing in fifteenth and are on a seven-game winless run
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored 5 objectives for the Gunners this season
- The Gabon ahead has missed Arsenal’s final two matches with a calf drawback
- Nevertheless, Aubameyang could possibly be match for Boxing Day’s conflict towards Chelsea
- Thomas Partey is out although having did not get better from a thigh drawback
The ahead has missed the final two video games with a calf harm and boss Mikel Arteta shall be eager to have him again because the Gunners look to deal with their poor run of type, which has landed them fifteenth within the desk having gone seven league video games and not using a win since beating Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford on November 1.
‘Auba is working onerous with our medical group as a way to regain full health as quickly as doable,’ Arsenal’s replace learn.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has solely scored 5 occasions for the Gunners thus far this season
Thomas Partey will certainly miss Saturday’s conflict towards Chelsea as a consequence of a thigh drawback
‘[He] has now joined exterior drills and can proceed to be assessed relating to availability forward of Saturday.’
Thomas Partey (thigh) will miss out once more after sustaining the injury in the 2-0 defeat to Tottenham earlier this month, with the Gunners’ official web site stating: ‘Thomas is at present unavailable, however is progressing properly to now working exterior on shut ball work, along with the continued deal with his total health rehabilitation.’
Fellow midfielder Granit Xhaka is on the market having served a three-match ban and Gabriel Martinelli is more likely to be match after limping off against Manchester City on Tuesday.
Chelsea will hand late health checks to full-backs Ben Chilwell and Reece James forward of the Emirates Stadium encounter.
Chilwell has an ankle situation and James a knee drawback, and the England stars might miss each the Arsenal conflict and Monday’s Stamford Bridge assembly with Aston Villa.
Hakim Ziyech can also be nonetheless sidelined with a hamstring harm, however is closing in on a return to motion.
Ben Chilwell’s health shall be assessed after he went off early within the 3-0 victory over West Ham
Arsenal’s provisional squad: Bernd Leno, Runar Runarsson, Hector Bellerin, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Calum Chambers, Gabriel, David Luiz, Pablo Mari, Shkodran Mustafi, Sead Kolasinac, Kieran Tierney, Bukayo Saka, Dani Ceballos, Joe Willock, Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka, Reiss Nelson, Emile Smith Rowe, Willian, Nicolas Pepe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Gabriel Martinelli, Eddie Nketiah, Folarin Balogun.
Chelsea’s provisional squad: Edouard Mendy, Willy Caballero, Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Fikayo Tomori,Kurt Zouma, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Cesar Azpilicueta, Emerson Palmieri, Marcos Alonso, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Billy Gilmour, Mason Mount, Kai Havertz, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Tino Anjorin, Christian Pulisic, Tammy Abraham, Timo Werner, Olivier Giroud.