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Arsenal team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Leicester City

Sports Mole rounds up Arsenal's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Tuesday's Premier League clash with Leicester City.

Arsenal could win five games in a row for the first time since October 2018 when they welcome high-flying Leicester City to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night.

Mikel Arteta's side produced a impressive 2-0 victory over fellow European hopefuls Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday to continue their good form following an initially slow start to life after lockdown.

Another win over the Foxes could lift them up to sixth in the table, although Leicester themselves returned to winning ways in style at the weekend as they attempt to cling on to a Champions League spot.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up the Gunners' latest injury and suspension news ahead of the contest.



Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal's Nicolas Pepe celebrates scoring against Sheffield United on June 28, 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Personal reasons
Possible return date: July 7 (vs. Leicester)

Nicolas Pepe missed the match against Wolves after his wife went into labour, but he is expected to be back available for this one.



Mesut Ozil

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil in action on February 27, 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Back
Possible return date: July 7 (vs. Leicester)

Mesut Ozil once again missed out against Wolves with a slight back injury, but he is not far away from being back in contention and could be available for this one.


Gabriel Martinelli

Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli celebrates scoring their second goal against Standard Liege on October 3, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Gabriel Martinelli has been ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a knee injury which required surgery, although a new contract has helped to ease his woes.


Bernd Leno

Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno goes down injured on June 20, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Bernd Leno is also expected to sit out the rest of the Premier League campaign after suffering ligament damage against Brighton which could keep him sidelined for up to six weeks.


Pablo Mari

Arsenal defender Pablo Mari lies injured against Man City on June 17, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Ankle
Possible return date: Unknown

Another Arsenal player who has been ruled out for the remainder of the campaign, Pablo Mari lasted less than half an hour of the first game back after lockdown before suffering a "significant" ankle injury.


Calum Chambers

Calum Chambers goes off injured for Arsenal on December 29, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Calum Chambers has been out since December due to a serious knee ligament injury which will see him miss the remainder of this season and possibly even the start of next term.


ARSENAL'S SUSPENSION LIST

Arsenal have no players suspended for this match.


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