Granit Xhaka was the main man pulling the strings in Arsenal's midfield in the North London Derby, despite not scoring. His injury Substitution was the worst part of Arsenal's game against Tottenham.
Going forward, Arterta will face a difficult task in determining the best way to switch his formation to avoid the void left by Xhaka, whose injury is expected to keep him out for a long time. Many Xhaka fans were disappointed to see a picture of Xhaka wearing leg protection gear, as seen below, but it appears that things were not as bad as many thought.
In a recent post regarding Xhaka's injury setback, Arteta appears to have received a major boost. The reason for this is that it appears Xhaka's injury is not as bad as it appears as he is pictured in the gym working on leg exercises, which he would not be able to do if the leg was badly off. From a Twitter post by Chris Watts, here's a recent photo of Xhaka in the gym.
Will Arteta be able to find his midfield's best rhythm? Please leave your thoughts in the section below.
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