English Premier League side Arsenal has provided injury updates on three defenders.
The Mikel Arteta coached side revealed that defender David Luiz has returned back to full training and could feature in their Thursday Europa League tie against Molde.
Luiz missed the Gunners’ last two games after suffering a thigh problem in the defeat against Leicester City.
The player could be joined by Calum Chambers and Pablo Marí, all who are yet to feature this season. Chambers (knee) is back in full training, while Marí (ankle) is aiming to return to full training during the upcoming international break.
- David Luiz
Left thigh. Sustained slight thigh issue during Leicester City (h) on 25 October. Now back in full training and available for selection. No further issues from Sunday’s match.
- Calum Chambers
Left knee. Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee during Chelsea (h) on December 29. Now back in full training and progressing well towards full match fitness.
- Pablo Mari
Left ankle. A sustained significant sprain to ankle ligaments during Manchester City (a) on June 17. Continuing outside running and strengthening programme, together with light ball work. Aiming to integrate into full training after the November international period.
- Gabriel Martinelli
Left knee. Sustained injury during training on June 21. The successful arthroscopic procedure is undertaken to repair a lesion in the cartilage of the left knee. Has now commenced running outside, in addition to daily strengthening and recovery programme at London Colney. Integrating into outside group sessions. Aiming to return to full training by the end of the calendar year," Arsenal said in a statement.