Arsenal are sweating on the health of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for his or her Premier League conflict with Man City.
The Gunners captain withdrew from the Gabon squad with a sprained ankle this week.
Gabon boss Patrice Neveu confirmed Aubameyang’s damage.
He informed RFI: “Aubameyang suffers from a small sprained ankle, contracted on Sunday, through the Premier League match in opposition to Sheffield.
“The Arsenal physician despatched me a certificates indicating his unavailability. He’s in look after per week.”
It’s one other potential blow for Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, who is ready to be with out Kieran Tierney in opposition to Man City on October 17.
The left-back has to self-isolate for 14 days after coming into shut contract with Scotland teammate Stuart Armstrong, who examined constructive for coronavirus.
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The Gunners try to get Tierney launched from self-isolation so he can characteristic in opposition to Man City, one thing talkSPORT host Simon Jordan thinks is unattainable to tug off.
Tierney, who has had three unfavourable coronavirus assessments, stated: “I’m so dissatisfied and annoyed to be on this scenario.
“I’ve adhered to all rules and made positive I used to be socially distancing from my staff mates within the resort.
“I’ve additionally examined unfavourable. I do know Arsenal and the SFA at the moment are in discussions with the Scottish authorities to realize an additional understanding.”