Arsenal injury news: Bukayo Saka drops big lineup hint vs Manchester City

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images) /

In today’s Arsenal injury news ahead of their title deciding Premier League clash against Manchester City – Granit Xhaka, Bukayo Saka and Thomas Partey all drop huge lineup hints.

For the predicted Arsenal lineup, click here.

Arsenal injury news – Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka drop huge lineup hints

The Arsenal midfield duo, Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka, have both been active on social media. They’ve posted trailer graphics to their social media accounts, which often means they’ll be involved in the match in some capacity.

Football London seems to think that both players will start, and I don’t blame them for predicting that. Granit Xhaka was missing from the most recent match against Southampton and his absence was sadly noted by fans. Fabio Vieira replaced him in that match but he’s not cut out for a match of this magnitude. Let’s hope Partey improves his form alongside his more stable teammate.

Arsenal injury news – Bukayo Saka benches Gabriel Martinelli on FPL

Uh oh.

According to Express, Arsenal star Bukayo Saka who is closely scrutinised by many on FPL, has benched his teammate Gabriel Martinelli. This usually means that players know their teammates are injured, however, nothing has emerged about Martinelli being injured.

This is likely to mean that Saka knows some early lineup news, which may involve Leandro Trossard claiming the left flank. In all honesty, despite Martinelli’s great form, this would be welcomed news by Arsenal fans as Trossard brings the shock factor and adds a different dynamic to the match. Plus, just imagine Martinelli against tired legs.

Final thoughts

That’ll be it for my coverage on the match today. As an Arsenal fan, I am surprisingly calm about this one. This is probably because it’s do or die, if we lose this, we miss out on the league title. If we win, we have plenty to be excited about. It’s the clarification I’m most looking forward to.