Unai Emery provides update after Sead Kolasinac is forced off against Eintracht Frankfurt

Sead Kolasinac was struggling with a 'small problem' during Arsenal's clash with Eintracht Frankfurt
was battling a ‘small problem’ throughout Arsenal’s conflict with (Picture: Getty)

Unai Emery has revealed that Sead Kolasinac picked up a ‘small problem’ in Arsenal’s 3-Zero win over Eintracht Frankfurt, however believes the defender needs to be obtainable to face Aston Villa this weekend.

Youngsters Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka gave Arsenal a two-goal benefit on the Commerzbank Arena and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang killed the tie with a composed strike within the 87th minute.

With 10 minutes remaining of the conflict, Kolasinac was changed by Ainsley Maitland-Niles and the left-back gave the impression to be battling an damage as he made his method off the pitch.

The Bosnian additionally seemed to be limping at full-time however Emery is not overly involved about his downside.



Emery will hope to have Kolasinac again to full health earlier than his facet host Villa on the Emirates on Sunday.

‘He played Sunday, tonight, and he can feel some small problem but I think it’s not critical,’ Emery mentioned.

Kolasinac was replaced by Maitland-Niles with ten minutes remaining
Kolasinac was changed by Maitland-Niles with ten minutes remaining (Picture: Getty)

Emery has confirmed that Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin will return to motion for Arsenal’s Under-23 facet versus Wolves on Friday night.

‘We know progressively [Nicolas] Pepe is going to need more [minutes],’ Emery mentioned. 

‘The identical with [Shkodran] Mustafi, [Calum] Chambers at right-back, David Luiz with Mustafi, Chambers and different gamers.

‘Rob Holding is very near us and tomorrow Tierney and Bellerin are going to play within the U23s.’

Saka produced an outstanding performance in Frankfurt
Saka produced an impressive efficiency in Frankfurt (Picture: Getty)

The Spaniard was happy with Arsenal’s show in a ‘difficult’ Europa League opener with Frankfurt.

‘We know tonight that match was difficult. They were very strong here,’ he mentioned.

‘They’re a really offensive crew and defensively we would have liked to work, generally deep, generally with their full-backs very deep, crossing so much to the strikers.

‘We spoke and labored the transition, if we have been organised defensively and with an excellent urgent against them.

‘We did that. We had the chance with the younger gamers to create possibilities and assist them, additionally sharing with skilled gamers.



‘Their performance tonight was good. It’s our method.’

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