Arteta on Partey’s injury against Tottenham

Mon 07 December 2020 | 10:36

The midfielder, who was among the starting XI, was later replaced by Ceballos due to an injury.

Thomas Partey

was sidelined in


game against


after suffering form an injury. The Gunners player, who has been absent for a month due to a thigh injury, was immediately replaced before the end of the first-half by

Dani Ceballos


Mikel Arteta

spoke of the incident after their 2-0 loss to the Spurs confirming the player will go through MRI.

"I applaud their first goal, it is world class, but the second goal we are a man down, we leave a massive gap and they take advantage,"

he told



"He [Thomas Partey] has to stay on the pitch. It looks like the same injury he has already had, he will have an MRI."

Ahead of their clash, Arteta also talked about Partey, telling

Sky Sports


"We didn't expect him to be fit for the game but he has been training well and [is] ready to play."

The two goals for Tottenham were scored by

Son Heung-min


Harry Kane

, which led them back to the top of the

Premier League


source: SportMob