Arsenal vs Olympiacos- injury news and return date revealed

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Arsenal take on Olympiacos in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie having put together an eight-match unbeaten streak in all competitions.

While four of those games ended in draws, the Gunners are on a high having thrashed Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

The North London outfit reached this stage of the competition by topping a group which included Eintracht Frankfurt, Vitoria de Guimaraes and Standard Liege, although this contest represents Mikel Arteta’s first as a manager on the continent.

Here, we rounds up Arsenal’s latest injury and suspension news ahead of the trip to Greece.

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Chambers will not feature again this season after suffering a knee ligament injury which is expected to keep him out until the start of next season.

Kieran Tierney

Status: Out
Type of injury: Shoulder
Possible return date: March 14 (vs. Brighton & Hove Albion)

Having sustained a dislocated shoulder at the start of December, Tierney will not return until the middle of March at the earliest.

Cedric Soares

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: March 7 (vs. West Ham United)

Soares is currently closing in on a return to training after arriving at Arsenal with a knee injury. While Arteta expects the Portuguese to step up his recovery in the coming days, the right-back will not play a competitive game until next month.


Arsenal have no players who are suspended for this match. Shkodran Mustafi is available again after serving a ban for three yellow cards in December.

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