Arsenal have confirmed full-back Kieran Tierney is set to be on the sidelines for four to six weeks with a knee injury.
Tierney sustained ligament damage to his left knee during Arsenal's defeat to Liverpool with Cédric Soares replacing him at the start of the second half. The club's medical report has revealed that surgery will not be required and the former Celtic man will resume full training within four to six weeks.
The Gunners have been boosted by the return of Bukayo Saka who has now resumed full training ahead of the Europa League tie against Slavia Prague on Thursday evening.
Here is the report from Arsenal;
Tierney: (Left knee) - Kieran sustained ligament damage to his left knee during Saturday’s match against Liverpool.
Surgery will not be required and it’s hoped that Kieran will be back in full training within four to six weeks.
David Luiz: (Right knee) - David Luiz underwent a small procedure on his right knee at the weekend.
The intervention went well and David is rehabilitating with the medical team. David is expected to be back to full fitness and available for selection in the upcoming weeks.
Martin Odegaard: (Right ankle.) - Martin has been experiencing discomfort in his right ankle since being on international duty. Martin is being assessed ahead of Thursday’s match regarding his availability.
Bukayo Saka: (Right hamstring) - Bukayo is now back in full training and available for selection.
Emile Smith Rowe: (Right thigh/quad) - Emile is now back in full training and available for selection.
Granit Xhaka: (Unwell) - Granit is now back in full training and available for selection.
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