EPL: Arteta ‘pretty worried’ about injury blow after 3-1 win over Tottenham

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has admitted he is “pretty worried” about a potential injury layoff for Granit Xhaka.

Xhaka was forced off during their 3-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday.

The Swiss midfielder was caught by a falling Lucas Moura and had to be assisted off the pitch by medical staff following a lengthy treatment on the pitch.

It was the only bad note for Arsenal on a day they blew their rivals away.

Arteta now fears that a lengthy spell for Xhaka, who only returned from a three-match suspension.

“I’m pretty worried because it doesn’t look very positive at the moment,” Arteta told his post-match press conference.

Arsenal play Brighton next in the league.


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