Arsenal suffered a devastating injury blow during their 1-0 win against Everton at Goodison Park. Gabriel Martinelli had to be withdrawn with a hamstring issue moments after he had a goal ruled out following a VAR review.
The Brazil international was replaced by Leandro Trossard — with the Belgian forward scoring the decisive goal later in the game. Martinelli did appear on the bench after heading down the tunnel to receive further treatment — but the severity of his injury is still unknown.
Thomas Partey, Jurrien Timber and Mohammed Elneny all remain unavailable with injury problems. With all of that being said, football.london has taken a look at the latest Gunners injury news ahead of their trip to Merseyside this afternoon.
Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli has suffered a hamstring injury during the win against Everton. The Brazilian winger looks set for a period of time on the sidelines with Champions League football returning to the Emirates Stadium this week — before the North London Derby against Tottenham next weekend.
What Mikel Arteta has said: «He [Martinelli] felt something, he felt it in his hammy [hamstring] so he will need to be assessed.»
Return date: Unknown
The Ghana FA confirmed on Saturday afternoon that Partey had sustained a groin problem during a training session on Thursday, a major blow to Arteta. It remains to be seen how long the 30-year-old will be on the sidelines for.
According to the Daily Mail, Arsenal hope Partey will be available after the October international break.
Return date: October
What the Ghana FA have said: «He sustained a groin injury during training on Thursday, August 31, 2023. He is currently unavailable as Club Doctors predict he's likely to be out for a couple ofRead on football.london