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WOW: Arsenal player expected to play against Spurs despite injury worries

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Arsenal have had a few injury scares during the international break. However, one of the Gunners’ key players, Oleksandr Zinchenko, is expected to be fit to face Tottenham Hotspur this weekend. With Arsenal locking horns with Spurs in the North London derby on Saturday, it’s been a tense time for the club’s fans and staff.

On Tuesday, Arsenal shared photos of the latest training session from London Colney ahead of the Premier League clash at the Emirates. With the international break not yet finished, Mikel Arteta had a smaller squad to work with.

Nonetheless, several players who had left their national camps early were nonetheless not pictured in training. As per, Kieran Tierney, Thomas Partey and Takehiro Tomiyasu didn’t appear to be in the session. The former two were let go by their respective nations, with Tierney suffering a head injury against the Republic of Ireland. Meanwhile, Partey had to withdraw from Ghana’s side to face Brazil with a knee problem. As for Zinchenko, he didn’t travel to play for Ukraine due to an issue with his right calf and wasn’t featured in training, However, understands that the summer arrival is expected to be fit enough to feature against Spurs.


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