Soccer-Arsenal without Lacazette and Aubameyang for Everton game


FILE PHOTO: Premier League - Arsenal v Liverpool - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - April 3, 2021 Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action with Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara Pool via REUTERS/Julian Finney

LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal will be without strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette for Friday's home Premier League game against Everton but Martin Odegaard could return, the club said on Wednesday.

Club captain Aubameyang is still recovering from malaria contracted on international duty with Gabon last month and is hoping to resume training by the end of the week.

French forward Lacazette, who limped off during Arsenal's 1-1 draw with Fulham on Sunday, has a left hamstring strain.

Arsenal said defender David Luiz was making good progress with a knee injury, and hoping to start light training with the squad next week, while full back Kieran Tierney could be back in training in two to three weeks after knee ligament damage.

Norwegian playmaker Odegaard is back in light training after an ankle injury.

Arsenal are ninth in the league, three points behind eighth-placed Everton who also have a game in hand.

(Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Ed Osmond)

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
   

Next In Football

Soccer-Klopp keeps cool over Mane's 'high five' snub
Soccer-Protest disruption not to blame for loss, says Solskjaer
Soccer-La Liga and ESPN ink eight-year broadcast deal
Soccer-Sancho, Haaland doubles fire Dortmund to German Cup glory
Soccer-Ferguson says Solskjaer has 'done very well' at Man United
Soccer-Conte, Martinez settle scores with friendly boxing match
Soccer-Uruguay chosen to host South American club finals
Soccer-Langerak quits Socceroos to spend time with family amid COVID-19 crisis
Fans to stay in bubble, return same day for Champions League final
De Bruyne to miss Man City's Newcastle trip with muscle issue

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers