Injury, suspension list against Newcastle

Sports Mole takes stock of all the injury news and Arsenal’s suspension ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle United on Saturday.

Arsenal will aim to make an immediate return to ways of winning when they host winless Newcastle United in the Emirates on Saturday noon in the Premier League.

The Gunners were humiliated in a 4-0 loss at Anfield to Liverpool last time around, as Sadio Mane, Mohamed salah, Diogo Jota and Takumi minamino all used the objectives.

Mikel Arteta’s side missed the opportunity to make the top four with the loss, but remain fifth in the standings heading into game week 13.

Here, Sporty Taupe brings together all the latest Arsenal news on injuries and suspensions ahead of the competition.

© Reuters

Status: Outside
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Granit Xhaka is recovering well from the serious knee injury he suffered in the North London derby in September, but is not expected to return to full training until January.

Arsenal's Folarin Balogun warming up before the match on August 13, 2021© Reuters

Status: Little doubt
Type of injury: Sickness
Possible return date: November 27 (against Newcastle)

Folarin Balogun suffered from stomach cramps as he represented England’s Under-21s at the international break but hopes to return to the competition.

Bosnian Sead Kolasinac came out injured in November 2021© Reuters

Status: Outside
Type of injury: Peg
Possible return date: Unknown

Sead Kolasinac suffered a serious ankle injury during the recent international break and is expected to spend a long time on the sidelines as he recovers.


Arsenal have no players suspended for this game.

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