Carabao Cup: Arsenal confirm key players to miss Man City clash


Arsenal have confirmed that three key players would miss the Gunners’ Carabao Cup tie against Manchester City on Tuesday night due to injury and suspension.

The players are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka.

Arsenal made this known in a statement via its website on Monday.

Mikel Arteta’s side head to the game following a 2-1 defeat against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.

“Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Right calf. Sustained slight strain to the calf in training last week.

“Thomas Partey – Left thigh. Sustained a strain to the thigh against Tottenham Hotspur. Thomas is currently unavailable and is working hard with our medical team in order to return to training as soon as possible.

“Granit Xhaka – Suspension. Serving the last match of a three-match suspension,” Arsenal’s statement read.