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Tierney and Martinelli’s fitness update

Sun 17 January 2021 | 19:39

The Gunners are expected to call upon the two players for their upcoming clash with Newcastle.

Arsenal gave an update on

Kieran Tierney

and

Gabriel Martinelli

’s fitness ahead of their clash with

Newcastle

.

The Gunners boss,

Mikel Arteta

, who had to keep Tierney out of their line-up against

Crystal Palace

, previously talked about the player’s muscle injury, saying:

"He had a calf injury in training. I think he will miss a few matches. He’s another one that we will lose."

On the other hand Martinelli was sidelined shortly after recovering from his knee surgery. But despite preventing both players from participating in their clash with Crystal Palace, Arteta hopes the two will return for their game against Newcastle.

"Gabi is now back in full training and is available for selection,"

a statement read.

"Kieran has recovered from his tight calf and is back in training with the squad. Kieran will be assessed and tested ahead of Monday’s match."

Arsenal also confirmed the absence of

Pablo Mari

, who is suffering from a calf strain.

The 11th placed Premier League club are expected to face

Southampton

for their upcoming

FA Cup

match following their game with Newcastle.


source: SportMob