Young Arsenal star set to miss PSV clash with illness

Mikel Arteta has verified that youthful Arsenal winger Marquinhos has not travelled with the relaxation of the squad to PSV.

Arsenal deal with off towards the Dutch club on Thursday night in the Europa League.

In far more favourable news for Gunners followers there are no new harm problems for the facet as Arteta spelled out in his pre-match push meeting on Wednesday: ‘We experienced Marquinhos who wasn’t emotion well today and did not journey. For the relaxation we are Alright.’

Emile Smith Rowe and Mohamed Elneny keep on being prolonged phrase absentees, whilst Oleksandr Zinchenko will also pass up out with a calf dilemma nevertheless he could return before long.

Arsenal’s put in the Europa League knockouts is presently booked immediately after 4 wins from four and they can seal top location in the group as long as they prevent defeat to PSV.

Successful their team is much more important than ever, as it will mail them straight to the spherical of 16, though group runners-up will have to contest a participate in-off spherical with the third-positioned finishers from the Champions League groups.

This indicates they could avoid taking part in a European large like Barcelona or Juventus.

It is a wonderful shame for Marquinhos that he is unable to engage in PSV, as the 19-12 months-previous has scarcely showcased for Arteta’s facet due to the fact his summer months move from Sao Paulo.

The Brazilian has just about solely played in Europe this period, however he did rating and help on his debut towards FC Zurich back again in September.

As for who could start out in his area on the suitable-wing, Bukayo Saka is the obvious option however Arteta might be inclined to rest his talisman and pick out the less than-utilised Reiss Nelson instead.

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