Zelalem ruled out for eight weeks

Zelalem ruled out for eight weeks

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Gedion Zelalem has taken to Twitter to reveal he’s picked up an injury which will keep him out for up to two months.

The 16-year-old German youth international, who was recently promoted to Arsene Wenger’s first team squad, didn’t reveal the specifics of the problem but will now have to wait on his competitive debut having impressed in pre-season.

Taking to social media, the star of pre-season revealed:  “Out for 6-8 weeks , Will try to use that to my benefit and get stronger.”

Gedion joins fellow midfielders Abou Diaby, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mikel Arteta on the sidelines while Lukas Podolski and Thomas Vermaelen are the other long-term absentees.

Arseblog News wishes Gedion all the best with his recovery and lights up a cigar knowing for once we’ve got a £42.5 million replacement up our sleeve.

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