Premier league news Arsenal confirmed team news and injury updates ahead of Crystal Palace Last spor news
MetiNews.Com - Arsenal injury updates and team news in full ahead of the Gunners' return to Premier League action on Thursday night when they host Crystal Palace at the Emirates.
Breaking News ! Arsenal host Crystal Palace on Thursday night at the Emirates Stadium just five days after playing 120 minutes in the FA Cup third round. The Gunners needed extra-time to see off a stubborn Newcastle side, but eventually, goals from Smith-Rowe and captain Aubameyang were enough to secure passage to the fourth round and a tie against either Shrewsbury Town or Southampton. Before Mikel Arteta's men can turn their minds to the cup Arsenal face two games against Palace and Newcastle in the Premier League. Roy Hodgson's Palace are just one point behind the Gunners, down in 13th place in the top flight. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now After a shaky start to the season Arsenal's form has picked up with four successive wins in all competitions, with a relatively fit squad to choose from Arteta will be looking to make it fives wins in a row and to move within six points of the top four, albeit with having played a game more than their rivals for European football. Ahead of the Premier League double-header, here is a round-up of all the very latest Arsenal injury news. Read More Related Articles Arsenal transfer news live: Manor Solomon eyed, Julian Draxler talks held, Emi Buendia move Read More Related Articles Arsenal told they could seal ‘perfect’ transfer to solve Mikel Arteta's problem position Gabriel Martinelli Martinelli was forced out of the Arsenal lineup ahead of the FA Cup tie with Newcastle with Arteta fearing the worst: “He was in a lot of pain and we're going to have to see how he is. He was in pain so I imagine we're not going to have good news with him.” However, a scan on Monday revealed that there was no major damage and the Brazilian can be expected to return to action shortly. The Palace game may come too soon for the striker, but an appearance against Newcastle on Monday is not out of the question. Sign up to our Arsenal newsletter for the latest transfer news By signing up for our Arsenal newsletter, you will receive a once-daily email, focused around goings-on at Emirates Stadium. You won't miss a thing when it comes to the Gunners - you'll get all you need to know directly into your inbox.
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Gabriel Magalhaes On Gabriel, Arteta revealed he had missed a few weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, but that following his recovery from this he was expected back in training with the squad shortly. The manager said: "He is better now, we expect him to be training with us in a couple of days and we will make an assessment whether we can have him or not on Thursday." Elsewhere, Thomas Partey is back in full training and is in contention to return to the line-up against Crystal Palace.
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