But there could be some good news for Alexis Sanchez…
Aaron Ramsey’s hamstring injury looks set to rule him out of Arsenal’s crunch Champions League last 16 tie with AS Monaco.
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The Welshman limped off after eight minutes against Leicester City, appearing to suffer a recurrence of the hamstring injury he has only just recovered from. It’s as yet unclear how long he will be out of action, but the Daily Mirror reports that he is definitely out of the north London side’s upcoming European game.
The situation could have left Arsenal short in the middle, with Mikel Arteta still out injured. Jack Wilshere looks likely to offer a timely boost however, with the Englishman set to return to the bench against Middlesborough for the FA Cup this weekend after three months out injured.
The Gunners also appear to have good news regarding Alexis Sanchez, despite the Chilean taking a heavy blow to the knee in a forceful Matthew Upson tackle on Tuesday night.
The ex-Barcelona man limped off in the second half against Leicester City during Arsenal’s 2-1 win after trying to play through the pain but he too is set to be ready for action this weekend’s cup tie.