Arsenal suffer injury blow as Thomas Partey is taken off with ANOTHER injury… just weeks after returning from a 10-game lay-off
- Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey was taken off against Aston Villa due to injury
- Partey only recently returned from a hip problem that kept him out for 10 games
- Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will hope Partey isn’t out for an extended period
Arsenal suffered a blow in the second half of their clash against Aston Villa, with Thomas Partey having to be taken off due to injury.
Partey had to be substituted in the 74th minute, with Willian replacing him.
The midfielder has endured a stop-start season since he joined Arsenal from Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal suffered a blow as midfielder Thomas Partey was substituted against Aston Villa
Partey only recently returned from a hip problem that kept him out of action for ten games
Earlier in the campaign Partey missed ten games with a hip problem, and he will hope that he doesn’t face another lengthy absence.
Partey had started to establish himself in the Arsenal side, forming a partnership with Granit Xhaka at the base of the midfield.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will hope that Partey won’t be out for an extended period
A key component in Mikel Arteta’s plans, Arsenal will hope for positive news when Partey is assessed.
Arsenal again had to cope without Kieran Tierney against Aston Villa, with the defender continuing to struggle with a leg injury.
The Gunners will, however, have Bernd Leno and David Luiz back from suspension for their next game against Leeds.
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