Arsenal has confirmed that Thomas Partey will be out for three weeks with an ankle injury.
The Ghanaian international was substituted in the Gunners’ 2-1 loss to Chelsea in a preseason friendly on Sunday in the Mind Series game at the Emirates.
The Arsenal statement reads:
“Right ankle. Thomas sustained an injury to ligaments in his right ankle during the friendly match against Chelsea last Sunday. Thomas continues to be assessed and is expected to be back in training in approximately three weeks”.
Partey, who joined Arsenal last October from Atlético Madrid, appeared to suffer an ankle injury following a tackle by Chelsea forward Hakim Ziyech and was withdrawn five minutes before half-time.
Other players like Eddie Nketiah and Gabriel Magalhães has been confirmed to be injured and will be sidelined for some time.
Right ankle. Eddie sustained bruising to his right ankle during the friendly match against Chelsea last Sunday. Eddie continues to be assessed and is expected to be back in training in approximately four weeks.
Right knee. Gabriel sustained an injury to his right knee whilst with the Brazilian Olympic Squad. Gabriel is currently being assessed and is aiming to be back in training in the forthcoming weeks.