Arsenal receive double good news ahead of match against Manchester City
Arsenal have received a boost ahead of their highly anticipated match against Manchester City, as two key players are expected to return from injury. Leandro Trossard and Gabriel Martinelli are both set to recover from their respective hamstring injuries in time to face Pep Guardiola’s side as per Daily Mail.
Trossard, who has been a standout performer for Arsenal this season, suffered a hamstring recently. However, the Belgian winger has made good progress in his recovery and is on track to be available for the clash against Manchester City. Similarly, Gabriel Martinelli is nearing a return from his own hamstring injury.
INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 26: Leandro Trossard of Arsenal poses for a photo for a photo with the man of the match trophy after the Pre-Season Friendly match between Arsenal and FC Barcelona at SoFi Stadium on July 26, 2023 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
The return of Trossard and Martinelli will provide a much-needed boost to Arsenal’s attacking options. Both players possess pace, skill, and goal-scoring ability, which will be crucial against a strong Manchester City side.
In addition to the positive news on the injury front, Arsenal have also received a boost from Manchester City’s disciplinary issues. City’s defensive midfielder Rodri will miss the match against Arsenal after receiving a red card in their recent game. This absence will be a blow for City, as Rodri has been a key player in their midfield.
Arsenal’s recent form has been solid, with the team currently sitting in fifth position on the Premier League table. Their last game against Tottenham Hotspur ended in a 2-2 draw, and they will be looking to build on that performance against Brentford in the Carabao Cup third round.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – MAY 07: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after Fabian Schaer of Newcastle United (not pictured) concedes an own goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on May 07, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
With Trossard and Martinelli set to return, Arsenal will have more firepower in their attack and will be hoping to secure a positive result against Manchester City. The Gunners are determined to continue their pursuit of success in both domestic and European competitions, and a victory against City would be a statement of intent.
As the match approaches, Arsenal fans will be eagerly awaiting the return of their injured stars and hoping for a strong performance against one of the league’s top teams. The return of Trossard and Martinelli, coupled with City’s absence of Rodri, could give Arsenal the edge they need to secure a positive result.