• Arsenal heavily affected by injury, Covid and other absences
  • Granit Xhaka’s red card at Liverpool further reduced options

Arsenal and the Premier League are in discussions regarding whether Sunday’s north London derby will go ahead, with Mikel Arteta’s side heavily affected by injuries and Covid-19.

At least 12 players could be unavailable for the match at Tottenham and, with the league’s rules stating a game can be called off if a team are unable to field 13 outfield players and a goalkeeper, Arsenal are investigating whether they will be able to request a postponement.

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