Gabriel Magalhaes injury update : Arsenal fans should not worry


After playing for his national team, many suspected that Gabriel Magalhaes received an injury, but a recent update suggests otherwise.

The defender recently represented his home country against Peru, playing for Brazil for the full 90 minutes of the match. In the very first five minutes, Diego Ibanez tackled Magalhaes striking him with his right knee directly to the chest. And yet, the centre-back did not return to the bench and instead stayed on the field for another 80 minutes.

However, According to Fooball.London, witnesses report spotting the player with an ice pack which sparking concern for the player’s health. Kevin Campbell made a related comment on the matter when discussing the inconsistent appearance of the player earlier this season.

During the charity stream for the Gooner Pod, Campbell expressed his desire to see the centre-back present in every game. But he understands that avoiding injuring such a vital player justifies his absence in games that are not a priority. And considering the current concerns, he appears to be correct.

A recent update suggests Gabriel Magalhaes is not suffering from an injury

Despite all the concerns, Gabriel Magalhaes appears to be in good health. The rumours surrounding his “serious” injury have recently been debunked, As the player is now in training.

Physical therapy doctor, Dr. Rajpal Brar, claimed that the player suffered from a light contact injury which would not take him out of play.

Still, there are other variables to consider. One of them being the injury scares the player obtained against Bolivia, which can still influence his performance.

While Magalhaes did avoid the worst outcome, many of his teammates did not. Several players, including Thomas Partey, Jurrien Timber, and Mohamed Elneny, are not and will not see play due to injury. and considering the bulk of these player are defenders, it is easy to see the future dilemmas Arsenal will be facing.

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