Arsenal Defender Bellerin Out For Four Weeks


Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin/Photo: AFP

Premier League side Arsenal will be without right-back Hector Bellerin for four weeks due to an ankle injury.

The Spaniard sustained the injury during the north London derby against Tottenham on 6 November.

The 21-year-old could miss eight games, including Saturday’s Premier League visit to Manchester United.

“He got injured in the last 10 seconds in a very strong tackle from Danny Rose,” said Arsene Wenger.

To miss Champions League games

Bellerin will miss the Champions League game at Basel on 6 December. He will also be unavailable for selection in the EFL quarter-final against Southampton at Emirates Stadium on 30 November.

The Gunners are fourth in the Premier League table. and will hope to get the better of United at Old Trafford in Saturday’s early kick-off.

Arsenal to confirm Sanchez

The club have confirmed they will assess the fitness of Alexis Sanchez on Friday. The Arsenal forward scored twice for Chile in a 3-1 win over Uruguay on Tuesday, despite being a doubt before the game.

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