Arsenal received a blow after their attacking midfielder Emile Smith Rowe being diagnosed of non covid-19 related illness which implied that he was set to miss the a must-win clash on weekend against Norwich City.
The attacking midfielder was ruled out of England's under 21 match against Kosovo on Tuesday evening due to illness. Rowe was replaced with Calum Hudson Odoi. Rowe was among the England's under 21 players who were expected to raise the national team flag high. The illness probably denied the wonderkid a chance to represent his national team in international competitions.
Smith Rowe's illness has a negative impact on Arsenal. Rowe was expected to be available for Arteta's selection against Norwich City on weekend. Smith Rowe was to be used as attacking midfielder due to his accuracy and speed. Mikel Arteta will be forced to replace Rowe with another competent midfielder as he awaits for positive feedback from medical test on whether the attacking midfielder will be fit to play on weekend or not.
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