Arsenal with two big absences for the fiery derby against Chelsea


Arsenal and Chelsea will face tomorrow (Saturday) in the 15th week of the Premier League, but the locals from the Emirates are expected to have major absences.

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is struggling with time to appear in his team ‘s Boxing Day match against Chelsea rivals.

Aubameyang has lost the last two games due to an ankle injury and coach Mikel Arteta will be eager to bring him back as the Gunners seek to address their poor form, which has left them 15th in the table. and after going through seven league games without a win.

“Auba is working hard with our medical team in order to regain full shape as soon as possible.”

“He has now joined training and will continue to be assessed for availability ahead of Saturday,” the Arsenal statement said.

Thomas Partey is also expected to miss the game after suffering the injury in the 2-0 loss to Tottenham earlier this month.

“Thomas is not currently available, but is making good progress with his continued focus on his overall fitness rehabilitation,” the statement said. / Telegraph /

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