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Henrikh Mkhitaryan returned from injury during Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester United on Sunday, but was left nursing a knock after levelling the scores, Arsenal reported.
“I took off Mkhitaryan because he had a little knock on his knee again, on the same knee – we could see that just looking at him in the dressing room. Ospina has a rib problem and Alex Iwobi has a hamstring problem, so we’ll see how well everyone recovers. Thursday will come very quickly”, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said at a post-match press conference.
Asked whether they’ll be out for the match against Atletico on Thursday, Wenger said: “Definitely? At the moment, no, but we’ll have to monitor them over the next 48 hours. We’ll know more on Tuesday”.
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal for the Gunners in the Sunday match against his former teammates Manchester United.
The Gunners however lost 2:1.