Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan out for six weeks after injuring foot in Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham

29-year-old Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss key league games against Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City as Arsenal continue their pursuit of a top-four place.

Agence France-Presse December 24, 2018 21:48:59 IST
Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan out for six weeks after injuring foot in Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham

London: Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be out of action for at least six weeks because of a foot injury, the Premier League side revealed on their website on Tuesday.

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan out for six weeks after injuring foot in Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham

Henrikh Mkhitaryan fractured the metatarsal in his right foot in last Wednesday's Carabao Cup defeat by Tottenham. Reuters

Mkhitaryan fractured the metatarsal in his right foot in last Wednesday's Carabao Cup defeat by Tottenham and was replaced at half-time. He missed the win against Burnley at the weekend.

Arsenal said the Armenian playmaker is "expected to return to full training in six weeks".

Mkhitaryan has been a regular under Unai Emery and has scored four Premier League goals this season.

The 29-year-old will miss key league games against Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City as Arsenal continue their pursuit of a top-four place.

Mkhitaryan arrived at the Emirates Stadium almost a year ago as part of the swap deal that took Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United.

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