Arsene Wenger has given an update on Nacho Monreal’s fitness ahead of Arsenal’s match against Manchester City in the Premier League on Thursday (via Arsenal.com).
Despite facing one another in the Carabao Cup final just a few days ago, Arsenal are preparing to take on Manchester City once again.
This time, it’s a Premier League fixture with Arsenal looking to gain some ground on the best side in the league.
At his pre-match press conference, Arsene Wenger was asked about Nacho Monreal after the Spaniard limped off during Sunday’s defeat to Manchester City.
“He is out for the two games on Thursday and Sunday, certainly out,” Wenger said.
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“He might be out for two more, Milan and maybe even one more. He had an inflamed back, a disc problem. The rest, everybody is fit.”
It’s a blow to lose Nacho Monreal considering how impressive the Spaniard has been in recent months. Monreal has been one of the few bright sparks of what has been a pretty dismal season at the Emirates.