Report: Elneny sidelined for at least three weeks


According to Egyptian Football specialists King Fut, Mohamed Elneny suffered ankle ligament damage in the win over Sutton on Monday evening and will be out for at least three weeks.

The 24-year-old started in midfield alongside Granit Xhaka but required treatment 31 minutes into the game after turning sharply on the artificial 3G pitch at Gander Green Lane. While he limped through until the break he was substituted by Arsene Wenger at half time.

The Egypt international was making his first appearance for the Gunners since New Year’s Day having spent much of January in Gabon at the African Cup of Nations.

Elneny will the match with Liverpool at Anfield in 10 days time, the return leg of the Champions League knockout round with Bayern Munich and the FA Cup quarter-final against Lincoln City.

Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny, both hamstring, are expected to return to full training in the coming days, however, Santi Cazorla looks set to spend the rest of the campaign on the sidelines. 

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