William Saliba won't play in Arsenal's match against Manchester City, and Granit Xhaka is also doubtful for the game
Arsenal's William Saliba will not be playing in the upcoming match against Manchester City due to a back injury, and there are fears that he may be out for the rest of the season.
Saliba sustained the injury during the Europa League game against Sporting Lisbon, and has missed the last five Arsenal games. Despite Saliba's absence, Arsenal still sits at the top of the Premier League table, but Manchester City has the opportunity to close the gap with two games in hand.
Arsenal's recent form has been disappointing, with a run of three consecutive draws, and they have conceded nine goals in the last five games. Saliba's injury is a major concern for the Gunners as he had started every Premier League game before being injured.
Sky Sports' Karen Carney has expressed worry about Arsenal's defensive struggles and the team's ability to keep a clean sheet.