Bukayo Saka will miss Thursday’s clash with Molde but fears of a serious injury have been allayed after Arsenal confirmed he suffered a dead leg in Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Leeds United.
The England international made an appearance off the bench at Elland Road but was unable to complete the match after a late clash with Kalvin Phillips.
It remains to be seen whether he’s available for Sunday’s match with Wolves but at least he’s not suffered ligament damage, something people started to worry about after comments by Jurgen Klopp.
Willian and Thomas Partey have also stayed in London with calf and thigh problems respectively. They continue to be assessed. Meanwhile, positive Covid-19 diagnoses for Mo Elneny and Sead Kolasinac mean they are self-isolating. Saka avoids serious injury
David Luiz has travelled to Norway following the birth of his daughter, while Pablo Mari and Gabriel Martinelli are getting closer to first team returns after extended spells out with ankle and knee problems.