Arsenal squad news: Injury, suspension list vs Brentford

Sports Mole sums up all the latest injury and suspension news from Arsenal ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Brentford.

Arsenal return to action for the first time in 10 days when they make the trip to face Brentford during the London derby in the Premier League on Sunday.

The Gunners have not entered the pitch since their 2-1 victory against FC Zurich in the Europa League on September 8, in which the news of the death of queen elizabeth II.

Mikel ArtetaThe team could drop to third place on Sunday if Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur both win on Saturday, but victory at Brentford will see them finish the weekend top of the table again.

Here, sports mole sums up Arsenal’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the clash with the Bees, who currently sit eighth in the table.


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Status: Out
Type of injury: The muscle
Possible return date: October 1 (vs Tottenham Hotspur)

The Ukrainian FA have announced that Oleksandr Zinchenko will miss the next international spell after picking up a muscle problem in training, and the left-back is now set to spend two weeks recovering.


Ben White in action for Arsenal on August 27, 2022© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: hip/knee
Possible return date: September 18 (vs Brentford)

Ben White was a shocking omission from England’s last squad, but it has since been reported that the defender is suffering from hip and knee pain, and is therefore a doubt for the clash with Brentford.


Reiss Nelson in action for Arsenal in July 2022© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Thigh
Possible return date: October 1 (vs Tottenham Hotspur)

Striker Reiss Nelson suffered a serious thigh injury in pre-season and has yet to make a competitive appearance this term, but Arteta is hoping to have him ready for the North London derby with Tottenham after the international break .


Thomas Partey warming up for Arsenal in August 2022© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: Thigh
Possible return date: September 18 (vs Brentford)

Thomas Partey has missed Arsenal’s last four games in all competitions with a thigh injury, but the midfielder is said to have returned to training this week and could therefore make himself available for Sunday’s game.


Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny pictured on July 8, 2022© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Tendon
Possible return date: Unknown

Unlike Partey, Mohamed Elneny’s hamstring problem will sideline him for months, and Arsenal fans are unlikely to see him in action again until the New Year.


Emile Smith Rowe warming up for Arsenal in September 2022© Reuters

Status: major doubt
Type of injury: Elder
Possible return date: September 18 (vs Brentford)

Emile Smith Rowe was pictured leaving the pitch injured during the warm-up after Arsenal’s 3-1 loss to Manchester United; Arteta has since revealed that the Englishman is dealing with a recurrence of a groin problem, and he is a major doubt for this game.


Arsenal's Cedric Soares leaves the pitch after receiving medical treatment on January 13, 2022© Reuters

Status: little doubt
Type of injury: Struck
Possible return date: September 18 (vs Brentford)

Cedric Soares was also absent from the squad to face Zurich last week after suffering a knock, but the right-back will be hoping to recover in time to be available for Sunday’s game.


ARSENAL SUSPENSION LIST

Arsenal have no players suspended for this game.


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