Gunners suffer major blow as key players miss EPL clash
FA Cup champions, Arsenal, will most likely be with out their left-again, Kieran Tierney, after they take care of Manchester City inside the Premier League on October 17 at Etihad after the worldwide break.
Tierney required self-isolation for fourteen days after coming into contact with Southampton’s Stuart Armstrong.
The Scotland nationwide crew confirmed this on Wednesday that Tierney and Celtic’s Ryan Christie had been in shut contact with Armstrong, who has contracted coronavirus (COVID-19).
Tierney’s quarantine began on Tuesday, but it surely certainly means the 23-yr-previous star will not have the ability to report again to Arsenal’s teaching base until after the clash with Man City.
Armstrong was the one participant inside the Scotland squad to test constructive for the virus no matter having initially examined unfavorable after reporting for worldwide obligation on Monday.
His evaluation emerged on Wednesday after a supplementary UEFA check out acquired right here once more constructive, with the midfielder is now self-isolating for ten days from Tuesday.
Armstrong, Tierney and Christie will miss their nation’s Euro 2020 play-off semi-last in the direction of Israel as correctly as Nations League video video games in the direction of Slovakia and Czech Republic respectively.
Reacting to the occasion, Scotland coach, Steve Clarke talked about, “Whereas that’s clearly a little bit of disappointing data, a really highly effective issue is the properly being and safety of the folks involved and the broader group.
“Now we have now educated the respective golf gear from whom now we’ve got borrowed the players and backroom staff, and we now have to prepare for an unlimited match ahead tomorrow.”