Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta is “unconvinced” that Thomas Partey will return from damage earlier than the season’s finish.
The Ghana worldwide suffered a thigh damage in final Monday’s 3-0 defeat to Crystal Palace and was later dominated out of the weekend’s dwelling defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion.
Partey has subsequently had extra analysis for his damage, and Arteta has revealed that the previous Atletico Madrid star is unlikely to return earlier than the season concludes.
Talking to reporters forward of Saturday’s Premier League conflict with Southampton, Arteta stated: “The information we bought after having one other evaluation, they aren’t nice.
“It’s not looking positive, his availability this season. We’ll have to wait and see, he’s trying to get back as quickly as possible but at the moment, we are not very optimistic about it.”
Arteta additionally expects Alexandre Lacazette to be accessible for the match towards Southampton, after the Arsenal captain missed coaching earlier this week attributable to “private concerns.”