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Arteta's 13 Players Could Be Out Of Liverpool Clash Due To Covid-19, AFCON, Injuries & Suspension.

Arsenal are preparing to face Liverpool on Thursday in second leg of Carabao Cup semis finals at home soil. The red side of London managed to hold Klopp's team to a 0-0 scoreline last week at Anfield.

But Arteta's team suffered a huge number of players out of the squad due to Covid-19, injuries, AFCON as well as suspension. And missed to get the minimum number required by premier league for them to play.

Against Tottenham last weekend in premier league encounter hence they asked for postponement of the fixture. Now the Gunners are looking forward to take full advantage of home crowd and go past Liverpool as Chelsea awaits in the finals.

Then they will have to make the decision if they can request their next match to be as well postponed or continue. Already Mikel had both Aubameyang, Pepe, Elneny as well as Partey.

Away to represent there nations in AFCON duties for Gabon, Ivory Coast, Egypt and Ghana respectively. As Tomiyasu has a calf problem, Rowe had a groin injury so is Saka with fatigue.

Odegaard should be in a position to have recovered from Covid-19 but will be subject to fitness tests. And former Southampton player Cedric is down with a hip injury.

Chambers is nursing a knock and Kolasinac doesn't help the situation as his in the treatment room as well with a hamstring problem. Xhaka picked his red card while playing against Liverpool at Anfield and his on a suspension on this game.

Sunsport has stated that even Kieran is with an injury but hasn't clarified the extent of the problem. But all injured players will be assessed by tomorrow. And if Arteta will be having enough recoveries then Klopp's men can be sure of a trip to Emirates Stadium in two days time.

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