Arsenal suffered a worrying harm scare of their 2-1 pre-season pleasant defeat to Chelsea as Thomas Partey limped off within the first half.
The Gunners midfielder felt the total power of a problem from Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
It seemed to be his ankle inflicting him bother and, regardless of trying to hold on, he was compelled off the pitch within the 39th minute.
And, after the match, Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta mentioned: “I simply had a chat with the doc. He’ll have a scan tomorrow. In the meanwhile it’s not trying good.”
Granit Xhaka was his alternative, a person who’s future might be affected by any harm to Partey, and he scored the Gunners’ solely objective of the sport.
The Switzerland worldwide had been set to hitch Roma this summer time, however a transfer has stalled.
In current days it had been reported that Arsenal have been now seeking to lengthen his contract.
Arteta seems to have made the choice to tie Xhaka right down to an extended deal, although.
He advised talkSPORT: “Granit Xhaka goes to stick with us. He’s a key member of our squad.”
Based on Fabrizio Romano, the Swiss star will get a contract till June 2025 with an elevated wage.
Choices are already restricted in the course of the park with Mohamed Elneny beginning alongside Partey within the pleasant.
There was some excellent news for Arsenal, although, as Ben White got here on for the second half of the sport.
The defender accomplished his £50million switch from Brighton on Friday and appears to get minutes beneath his belt earlier than the brand new season begins.
Chelsea took the lead within the recreation with Kai Havertz netting within the first half, a bonus they took into the break.
Xhaka then scored within the 69th minute to deliver the groups degree, earlier than Tammy Abraham restored their benefit three minutes later.
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