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Arsenal fear Tierney absence as they await his knee scan result

Tue 06 April 2021 | 19:35

The Arsenal defender believes he will miss the Europa League quarter-final’s both legs against Slavia Prague as he is dealing with a knee injury.

Kieran Tierney

will most likely not feature in both legs of his side’s Europa League quarter-final against

Slavia Prague

, as the Scotland international is out of action for a few weeks due to a knee injury he sustained during

Arsenal

’s battle against

Liverpool

on Saturday.

The 23-year-old limped off the pitch and is going to undergo a scan on his knee on Tuesday, with the results set to sideline him for a few weeks and the Gunners are preparing for that.

He felt something in his knee,”

Mikel Arteta

said post-match.

“He was in pain so it looks like he will be injured but we don't know how long for

.”

Should he come back after three weeks, he would not play in both legs of the Europa League against Slavia Prague and the Premier League battles against Sheffield United, Fulham, and Everton.

He may also miss the clashes against Villarreal and Dinamo Zagreb if Mikel Arteta’s squad make their way through the last four in the competition.

Since Sead Kolasinac moved to Schalke on a loan spell in the last transfer window, Arsenal are lacking a replacement for Tierney at left-back. The most suitable option is Cedric Soares, although he is a right-back. Arteta can also play Bukayo Saka, who proved qualified in the left-back last season.

Bukayo Saka, Emile Rowe, and Granit Xhaka will be assessed before the clash against Slavia Prague as they all have been dealing with injuries and illnesses.


source: SportMob