‘He had to arrive off… we don’t want to get any risks’: Mikel Arteta gives update on Takehiro Tomiyasu soon after Europa League gain over Zurich as Gunners manager confirms defender picked up a ‘muscular injury’ right after coming on as a substitute
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has provided an update on defender Takehiro Tomiyasu following he had to be substituted with an harm in the club’s acquire over FC Zurich in the Europa League.
The Japanese international experienced only occur onto the pitch as a next half substitute for Ben White but his time on the pitch only lasted a short even though as he appeared to decide up an injury.
Arsenal would go on to win the game versus the Swiss side in spite of the harm to Tomiyasu, many thanks to a outstanding strike from left-back Kieran Tierney, encouraging them to the prime place of Team A.
Takehiro Tomiyasu picked up a muscular injuries in Arsenal’s Europa League gain more than Zurich
Mikel Arteta has explained that they will know the full extent of the injuries in the following 48 several hours
Arteta verified that Tomiyasu was changed right after he ‘felt something’ and later on advised BT Activity:’
‘We don’t know. He has experienced a muscular situation and experienced to appear off simply because we do not want to take any challenges.
‘But we will evaluate him in the upcoming 48 several hours and determine what is greatest to do upcoming.’
Tomiyasu was hoping to play in the Planet Cup in Qatar this month for his national side Japan
Assessments will expose the extent of the injury to the Japanese intercontinental who has now been known as up for the World Cup in Qatar.
Concerning Arsenal’s instant upcoming, the hold out will be to see if he will be capable to enjoy in their very important Leading League match versus Chelsea on Sunday.
Nevertheless, the favourable for Arteta is that if Tomiyasu is unable to perform, he can depend on Tierney, who confirmed that he is nonetheless flawlessly capable of getting a trusted member of the Arsenal squad with his guy of the match effectiveness against Zurich.
Kieran Tierney proved to be the match winner for Arsenal with a beautiful strike in opposition to Zurich
Arteta praised the Scotsman right after the game, he stated: ‘He was actually fantastic.
‘Kieran has revealed a genuine maturity and he has regard for particular selections and he has not played a large amount of minutes.
‘He played really perfectly now and scored a wonderful purpose that assisted us acquire the recreation, and that is what we demand from customers from all the gamers to be all set when we have to have them to make a difference.’