first_imgGranit Xhaka out and Nicolas Pepe an injury doubt for Arsenal vs Man City Comment Advertisement Ljungberg speaks after Arsenal’s first win in 10, against West HamTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 5:09FullscreenLjungberg speaks after Arsenal’s first win in 10, against West Ham is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.The former Celtic star is currently undergoing further tests to determine the seriousness of the injury, but the Evening Standard claim he could be out for up to three months, while fellow full-back Hector Bellerin is a doubt for Sunday after he was forced to pull out ahead of kick-off against West Ham with a recurrence of a hamstring twinge.Dani Ceballos, who hasn’t played since suffering a hamstring injury against Vitoria on November 6 is unlikely to resume full training until the start of next week, while Rob Holding is nursing a knee injury.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalMORE: Frank Lampard backs Carlo Ancelotti ahead of potential Arsenal moveMORE: Arsenal and Everton target Carlo Ancelotti sacked as Napoli manager Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 11 Dec 2019 12:06 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Nicolas Pepe sustained a bruised knee after starring for Arsenal in Monday’s win over West Ham (Picture: Getty)Arsenal will be without Granit Xhaka for Sunday’s heavyweight Premier League clash against Manchester City, while Nicolas Pepe is a doubt.The Switzerland international, who has started all three games under interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg, suffered concussion during Monday’s win over West Ham and will miss Thursday’s Europa League game against Standard Liege and the match against Pep Guardiola’s champions in line with protocol.Pepe, meanwhile, scored his first goal from open play since his £72million summer move from Lille in the morale-boosting win at the London Stadium but sustained a bruised knee.He, too, will miss the match in Belgium where Arsenal need to avoid a five-goal defeat in order to progress to the knockout stages of the Europa League and will be assessed ahead of Sunday’s fixture.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSead Kolasinac is likely to continue at left-back for the foreseeable future with Kieran Tierney having sustained a dislocated right shoulder on Monday night. Advertisementlast_img

Granit Xhaka out and Nicolas Pepe an injury doubt for Arsenal vs Man City

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