Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta sounded pessimistic about an damage to Bukayo Saka after the midfielder limped out of his facet’s 0-0 draw in opposition to Leeds United.
The 18-year-old was launched on the hour-mark at Elland Road following Nicolas Pepe’s sending off.
The England worldwide squandered a terrific alternative to grab all three factors for Arteta’s facet however his creativity and motion gave the 10-man Gunners a brand new lease of life.
Saka was then repleaced in damage time after a nasty challenge from Stuart Dallas left him limping off the sphere.
With Pepe out for 3 matches and the video games coming thick and quick for Arsenal, the Gunners can ill-afford to be with out certainly one of their most artistic gamers.
But Arteta might do little to allay fears over a interval on the sidelines for Saka when he was requested about the midfielder in his post-match press convention.
‘We’ll must assess how dangerous it’s nevertheless it seems a reasonably dangerous challenge and he was in ache,’ stated Arteta.
Saka featured in all three of England’s internationals over the fortnight break from the Premier League and Arteta was clearly unwilling to threat the midfielder from the beginning at Elland Road.
Arsenal have been nicely under their greatest even with 11 males in Yorkshire they usually have been fortunate to go away with some extent.
Pepe’s sending off meant his team-mates needed to defend for 40 minutes with ten males and Arteta admitted he was happy with the spirit and mentality his facet confirmed in direction of the top.