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Arteta provides Bukayo Saka injury update after 2-0 win at Newcastle

Sat 27 November 2021 | 22:07

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed Bukayo Saka will undergo a scan on a muscular injury after the youngster ended their game against Newcastle United in discomfort.

The Gunners bounced back from last week’s 4-0 defeat to

Liverpool

with a 2-0 victory over

Eddie Howe

’s side thanks to second-half goals from

Saka

and

Gabriel Martinelli

.

The England international went down holding his left leg not long after breaking the deadlock and looks likely to be a doubt for the Gunners’ Thursday trip to Old Trafford.

"It was an action where he said that he felt something,"

Arteta

said in his post-match conference

.

"He wasn't comfortable to continue and we'll have to assess him tomorrow and probably scan him and see if there's an injury there."

The 2-0 victory means Arteta's team are unbeaten in eight games at the Emirates in all competitions. They have won seven of their last 10 outings and now lie fifth, level on points with

West Ham United

in the last Champions League qualification spot.

"We go game by game,"

Arteta

said when asked about

Arsenal

's top-four hopes

.

"After the defeat at Anfield, obviously you see things in a different perspective maybe, but we've been on a good run and we have to carry on going and let's see where it takes us, but now let's analyze this game and start to prepare the game against Man United as quick as possible because we don't have many days."


source: SportMob

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