Bad news for Arsenal following the latest injury update

Arsenal has been handed a major blow on the injury front with the Gunners set to be without the service of one key player for the rest of the year.

Arsenal has been plagued by injuries this season with their latest long-term injury absentees being Gabriel Martinelli and Pablo Mari.

Mari injured himself at the start of the Premier League restart, while Martinelli hasn’t played any part since the return of football.

Martinelli has been one of the revelations of the season after joining Arsenal as an unknown from the lower tiers of Brazilian football.

He has been operated on after injuring his knee in training and the club has provided an update on his progress.

In a blow to the fans, the club has confirmed that while his recuperation is progressing well, he is expected to return to full training at the end of this year, this means that he will be unavailable for selection until next year, effectively ruling him out for the start of next season.

The club also provided an update on Pablo Mari, confirming that he would be out for the rest of this season.

On Martinelli, the statement reads: “Currently recovering in a knee brace after his operation, which took place during the last week of June.

“Surgery was successful, with consultants and our medical team very encouraged with Gabi’s current progress at this stage of his recovery.

“Currently at our training centre every day receiving specialist attention and support from our medical team.

“Will continue his recovery throughout the close season, with the aim of a return to full training by the end of 2020.”

On Mari it reads: “Now off crutches after surgery and moving freely without aid.

“Has returned home to Spain for a short period, where he continues to receive specialist attention and extensive therapy.

“Will return to the UK later in July to resume his rehabilitation at our training centre throughout the close season, with the aim of returning to full training in September.”

Tags Gabriel Martinelli injury update Pablo Mari

7 Comments

  1. Sue says:

    Gutted… absolutely gutted…

    OT.. Looking forward to that 6 pointer later – West Ham v Watford…
    Just watching Huddersfied v West Brom… ESR on the bench. The thought of the Baggies returning…. urgh… I can’t bear them, they bore me to tears….😴
    The excitement levels are rising with the race for Europe, relegation, promotion (just not West Brom) and the cup, of course… every season I love it!!

    1. Sue says:

      ESR scored Huddersfield’s winner!! Get in there!!

      1. The Deluded One says:

        And a very cool finish that was too. Liked how he pointed where he wanted the ball.

        Always liked ESR, hope he can get into the first team next season!

        1. Sue says:

          Me too! 👍

  2. Adajim says:

    Sorry Admin Martin, I saw your reply to my comment on players ratings. How is your health now? Hope you feel better

    1. Admin Martin says:

      I am fine thanks, just needed a good night sleep and a day off.

  3. Michael kuria says:

    Arsenal heirachy not serious enough if they can’t finance Mikel’s project.

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