Arsenal supervisor, Mikel Arteta, has suggested Gabriel Martinelli’s hurt is not as harmful as first feared.
Martinelli has been despatched for scans on Monday and the membership is prepared for outcomes.
The Brazilian teenager has been a breath of current air since returning to the facet after his prolonged lay-off, nonetheless he injured his ankle by way of the heat-up sooner than Saturday’s FA Cup third-spherical victory over Newcastle.
Martinelli broke down in tears and ended up watching the game on crutches, nonetheless Arteta is optimistic that the hurt will not sideline him for a serious time interval.
“Properly we don’t perceive how harmful it is, he’s getting a scan this morning.
“It didn’t look good after the game on account of he was in loads of ache nonetheless yesterday he examined a bit larger.
“So let’s hope that we have a scan proper this second, and it’s not as important, and we may have Gabi once more ready shortly. Nevertheless we’re going to know further tomorrow,” Arteta suggested the media on Monday, ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League battle with Crystal Palace.