Mikel Arteta sees ray of hope for injuries after the international break

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Mikel Arteta is hoping for some good news after the end of international break. Mikel Arteta is hoping to use the international break to get some of his players back from injuries. Furthermore he would be hoping to see them free from any injury and back to full fitness. Arsenal won’t be playing in the Premier League till 1st of April. They will be receiving Leeds United at Emirates stadium. Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag had recently claimed the the Gunners had it easy with injuries this season. However that have not really been the case for the Gunners. They have had many injuries throughout the season. Mohammed Elneny have missed this season so far due to a knee ligament injury. Gabriel Jesus and Emile Smith Rowe are also included in the Arsenal injury list.

Mikel Arteta is hoping to have some of his players back from injury

Thomas Partey have also been injured quite a few times this season. Furthermore Mikel Arteta would be hoping to have both Gabriel Jesus and Smith Rowe back after the international break. They both are back on the pitch after their injury. Mikel Arteta used them as substitution in the 4-1 win against Crystal Palace. However they were not back to their full fitness even on Sunday. Therefore these two weeks of international break could be important for them to get back to full fitness. Gabriel Jesus was not named in the Brazil squad. Therefore he can spend this time working on his fitness. He is however yet to start in any Premier League match for Arsenal since his injury. Jesus sustained an injury at the World Cup which is why he had to leave the World Cup midway.

Mikel Arteta would be hoping that the Brazilian could be available more after the international break. The Gunners have somewhat missed the impact Jesus had on the squad. Smith Rowe on the other hand have failed to make into the starting line-ups since he returned back from his thigh injury.

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