Partey, Aubameyang, Martinelli: Arsenal injury news and return dates ahead of Man City clash

There is one more match to go in the international break, with some of Arsenal’s players preparing to play again for their countries.

Once they return to north London, the Gunners will get ready to face Manchester City on Saturday as the Premier League resumes.

Before the break, Arsenal recorded a 2-1 victory over Sheffield United at the Emirates, and Arteta will be hoping to continue their winning ways against his old employers.

With that in mind, here is the latest injury news for the Gunners going into the game with City.

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Thomas Partey

Arsenal’s newest signing is in line for his Gunners debut against Manchester City on Saturday, having played for Ghana in their 5-1 friendly win over Qatar in Turkey.

According to reports, the midfielder will return to London Colney on Wednesday ahead of Arsenal’s trip to the Etihad, and all going smoothly, will be in contention to play against Pep Guardiola’s side.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has not reported for international duty with Gabon.

The 31-year-old was initially called up for Sunday’s clash against Benin.

However, it has since been revealed that he sustained an ankle injury during the Gunners’ 2-1 win over Sheffield United last weekend and has had to withdraw from the squad.

“After the withdrawal of Mario Lemina, another executive, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, will not be present to face Benin in a friendly match on October 11 in Lisbon,” a statement reads.

According to coach Patrice Neveu: “Aubameyang suffers from a small sprained ankle, contracted on Sunday, during the Premier League match against Sheffield.

“The Arsenal doctor sent me a certificate indicating his unavailability.

“He is in care for a week.”

With that said, it’s not all bad news for Gunners fans as well as manager Mikel Arteta ahead of the clash against Manchester City.

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