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Arsenal and Mikel Arteta avoid major injury scare ahead of Liverpool clash

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Martin Odegaard appeared to have suffered an ankle injury whilst in action for Norway against Gibraltar on Wednesday night and could be doubtful to face Liverpool

An Arsenal injury worry has been avoided on international duty.

On-loan midfielder Martin Odegaard had the honour of captaining Norway for the first time in their World Cup qualifier against Gibraltar on Wednesday night.
However, his night was over at half-time which will have been of major concern to Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta ahead of the Premier League game against Liverpool next week and the Europa League quarter-final with Slavia Praha.

Replaced at the break, Odegaard watched on from the sidelines as his teammates eased to victory to get their qualification bid for the 2022 tournament in Qatar off to the perfect start.

A Norwegian live blog of the game has provided information as to when Odegaard sustained the injury and when he returned to the pitch.

“40′ Odegaard pulls past two players in the corner of the penalty area before he goes to the ground,” a post reads. “Stays lying down and must have treatment.

This is great news for Arsenal, especially has Arteta praised the midfielder’s performance against West Ham United.

“I think he had an incredible performance, he was very intelligent the way he read the game, the way he affected the game and again he showed how much he wants to win,” said Arteta.

“When everyone was a little bit trembling, he gave us that composure on the ball and he created chance after chance.

“I love talented and creative players that all the time are willing to take that ball and make things happen, that are mobile and also hard-working.

“He is one of them.

“We have some others with different qualities but it’s true that Martin is now giving us a different level on certain things that we didn’t have.”

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Arsenal closing in on a deal for Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba

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Arsenal is set on closing deal with Bayern Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba with the sum of £50m

Hopefully the defender will be at Emirate stadium this summer according to sky sports

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Just In: New pictures of Arsenal’s 2021/22 away kit leaked

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The first pictures of Arsenal’s first team squad sporting next season’s away kit have been leaked.

After this season’s, bloodshot eyes shirt, the club are returning to a more traditional yellow and blue combination for 2021/22.

The shade of yellow – ‘pearl citrine’ in adidas parlance – may look a little like custard but the use of the stripped-back cannon badge is a nice touch.

We expect to see similar shots of the home and third kits in due course. The latter is predicted to be blue with a lightning motif inspired by the kits of the mid-nineties.

 

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📺 Miquel Azeez is Simply Outstanding, Watch As He Nutmegs 3 Defenders To Score A Goal

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Miquel Azeez Has Been Outstanding For Arsenal Un23 side this season, he continues his great run of form yesterday as score a man of the match goal to hand Arsenal Un23 side a victory in the final game of the season.

📺 Watch The Great Goal…

https://twitter.com/ArsenalAcademy/status/1392523112919486473?s=19

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