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Arteta shares some bad news for Arsenal ahead of Sheffield United clash

 Arteta shares some bad news for Arsenal ahead of Sheffield United clash

Mikel Arteta, the manager of Arsenal, sadly disclosed that midfielder Thomas Partey has sustained a muscle injury, leading to his absence from gameplay for a few weeks. 

This announcement has dealt a setback to the Gunners, presently positioned 3rd in the Premier League table for the 2023/24 season with 21 points. 

With an upcoming match against Sheffield United, Arteta voiced worry about Partey’s injury and the unknown extent of its seriousness.

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In an interview with Sky Sports, Mikel Arteta verified the regrettable update regarding Thomas Partey’s injury. The Arsenal manager conveyed, “He has got a muscle injury and we expect him to be out for a few weeks.” 

Arteta also mentioned that they were anticipating test results to gauge the severity of the injury. The Ghanaian midfielder sustained the injury in a training session right before their UEFA Champions League match against Sevilla.

Arsenal faces a significant challenge with Thomas Partey’s absence as they gear up to confront Sheffield United at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Renowned for his defensive skills and midfield control, Partey has been a pivotal element in Arteta’s strategies this season. 

His unavailability will necessitate Arteta to reconfigure midfield choices and identify suitable replacements to uphold their strong performance.

Despite this setback, Arsenal has displayed commendable form in the ongoing Premier League season. 

Firmly positioned in 3rd place with 21 points, they have exhibited promising progress under Arteta’s guidance. Their recent triumph against Sevilla in the Champions League highlighted their resilience and resolve.

As Arsenal readies for the impending match against Sheffield United, Mikel Arteta must evaluate the available midfield options. Partey’s absence presents an opening for other players to rise to the occasion and showcase their capabilities. 

The adaptation of Arteta’s tactics in the absence of such a key player remains a point of interest for the upcoming game.

 Arteta shares some bad news for Arsenal ahead of Sheffield United clash

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