• Arsenal defender Gabriel out for two months with ankle injury

    Arsenal defender Gabriel out for two months with ankle injury

    Arsenal defender Gabriel will miss up to two months of action with an ankle ligament injury but will not need to undergo surgery, manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

    The Brazilian centre-back picked up the problem during his side’s 3-2 win over Manchester City in pre-season, worsening the club’s defensive injury crisis ahead of their Premier League opener against Liverpool.

    Per Mertesacker had already been ruled out for four months with a knee complaint prior to Gabriel’s injury, while Laurent Koscielny is short […]