Mikel Arteta sweats on Thomas Partey fitness after injury
Posted On January 29, 2023
Manchester City and Arsenal were left hoping for good news regarding John Stones and Thomas Partey after the pair suffered injuries in last night’s FA Cup tie at the Etihad Stadium.
Partey, the Arsenal midfielder, had to be substituted at the start of the second half of his side’s 1-0 defeat after taking a knock to the ribs in a tackle by Ilkay Gundogan.
He informed the Arsenal physios of the problem during a break in play in the first half and was replaced by Albert Sambi Lokonga at half-time.
Arsenal, who play City in the Premier League in less than three weeks’ time, will be hoping that the injury is not serious as the only other back-up to Partey, Mohamed Elneny, could miss the