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MetiNews.Com - The Gunners boss has provided an update on the injured left back who was left out of Thursday's matchday squad
Breaking News ! Mikel Arteta has revealed how long it will be until Arsenal know the full extent of Kieran Tierney's injury. The Scot has been one of the Gunners' best players this season creating plenty of chances from left-back. But he was unable to take part in his team's 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace on Thursday night due to muscle fatigue in what the club insist was a precautionary measure. And now Mikel Arteta has revealed when it is that Arsenal will find out the length of time the 23-year-old will be out for. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now "We don’t know," he said when asked how long Tierney would be out for in his post-match press conference. "We’ll probably know more tomorrow after testing him and having the evolution of the injury and how long he’s gonna be out for. Read More Related Articles Every word Mikel Arteta just said on Tierney's fitness, Ozil's transfer and Crystal Palace Read More Related Articles Sky Sports pundit makes surprise claim about what Arsenal missed in draw against Crystal Palace "Certainly it was a big disappointment just on the day of the match to lose him. Hopefully he can be with us very quickly." Tierney's drive and crossing ability down the left was sorely missed as Arsenal struggled to break down a stubborn Palace defence. 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. We'll also send out special newsletters with any big breaking news too.
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He has created more chances than any of the other Gunners' players from open play this season and Arteta has admitted that it will be difficult to cope in his absence. "Well, it is a challenge when you created a game plan for the day and just a few hours before the game he has to pull out. But that’s why we have other players to do it and they have to step in. Kieran’s progression in the last few months has been incredible and now it’s for another player to step in and do that he does."
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