Massive injury blow for Arsenal ahead of Tottenham clash

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Arsenal have been handed an injury blow heading into this weekend’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

The Gunners recovered from last Tuesday’s 3-1 defeat against Swansea City by securing an emphatic victory over Everton last weekend as they thrashed the Toffees 5-1, courtesy of an Aaron Ramsey hattrick and strikes from Laurent Koscielny and new signing Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang.

It was a delightful result for Arsene Wenger who saw his side close the gap on Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham in the race for a top four finish.

However, that result against Everton came at a cost with Petr Cech now set to be sidelined by an injury he suffered in the match.

The veteran shot-stopper was withdrawn for David Ospina in the second half of the game after suffering a calf injury.

And according to journalist Ben Dinnery, Cech is now unlikely to be included in the team for the north London derby due to his latest fitness concern.

 

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