Gunners lose Kieran Gibbs to back/hamstring injury.
Arsenal have been dealt a major blow after left-back Kieran Gibbs was ruled out for three weeks with an an injury picked up against Bayern Munich, according to the Daily Mail.
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The defender is expected to miss at least two Premier League matches and England’s friendly against Denmark on 5 March after scans revealed minor damage to his lower back and hamstring.
Gibbs limped out of the 2-0 Champions League last-16 first leg defeat at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday and was replaced by Nacho Monreal.
The Spaniard is now expected to deputise for today’s clash with Southampton, although Thomas Vermaelen may be given the nod after a sleepy performance from Monreal against the Bavarian giants.