According to reports,Arsenal are sweating on the fitness of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after the striker pulled out of international duty due to an ankle injury.
Aubameyang sustained the injury during Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Sheffield United last weekend after being on the wrong end of a heavy challenge in the first half.
The skipper was able to continue after receiving treatment but didn’t look entirely comfortable for the rest of the match as the Gunners secured an important three points with a narrow win over the Blades.
Aubameyang was called-up by Gabon for their friendly with Benin on October 11 and he was meant to travel to Lisbon with his international team-mates later this week to prepare for the game.
Meanwhile,Gabon national team manager, Patrice Neveu has uncovered that they've gotten affirmation from Arsenal's medical team that Aubameyang has pulled back from the crew because of his lower leg injury.
Talking on the situation,Neveu said"We are informed that Aubameyang experiences a little sprained lower leg, contracted on Sunday, during the Head Group coordinate against Sheffield,"
"The Gunners specialist sent me a testament showing his inaccessibility. He is in care for seven days."
It implies Mikel Arteta is currently watching keenly how the 31-year-old recuperates over the coming days as Arteta prepares his team for the upcoming trip to the Etihad Arena one weekend from now.
Arsenal visits Manchester City on Saturday seventeenth October and it seems as though Aubameyang's physical issue isn't not kidding as the Gabon manager depicted it as a 'little sprain' so ideally the striker makes a quick recuperation.
The Gunners have been enormously dependent on Aubameyang for objectives since the time he showed up at the club,It would be a significant blow if Auba was left out of the excursion to City one weekend from now as Arsenal hope to proceed with their noteworthy beginning to the new season having won three of their four League games up until this point.
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