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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Nacho Monreal will miss Thursday’s Premier League clash against League leaders Manchester City.
Monreal suffered a back injury during the Gunners’ Carabao Cup defeat to City on Sunday (25 February) and had to be withdrawn during the first half of what proved to be an ill-fated clash for Arsene Wenger’s side at Wembley.
Monreal’s injury also seems to be minor judging by under-fire Arsenal boss Wenger’s comments. But the Frenchman confirmed the defender will play no part against the Premier League leaders and could also miss the two games that follow City’s visit to north London, but he will be no doubt encouraged by the minimal amount of injuries he is currently having to contend with.
“He [Monreal] is out for the two games – this weekend,” Wenger said in his press conference, per The Mirror. “He might be out for two more – Milan and maybe one more.