• Defender injured his left thigh in defeat by Leicester
  • Holding, Chambers and MarĂ­ also on Arteta’s injury list

Arsenal face a fresh defensive problem after David Luiz was ruled out of Thursday’s Europa League match against Dundalk, with Mikel Arteta saying he expects the centre-back to be out for “a few weeks”.

David Luiz was withdrawn during the defeat by Leicester on Sunday. It emerged he had sustained an injury to his left thigh and, whereas a club statement said his fitness for Sunday’s visit to Manchester United would be assessed, Arteta appears resigned to losing him for a longer spell.

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