The Arsenal medical team have given an injury update ahead of Saturday.
The official Arsenal site giving details on the players who have been receiving treatment.
They confirm that Kolasinac, Jenkinson, Koscielny and Maitland-Niles won’t be ready for the game against Newcastle.
However, Alex Iwobi will be available.
As for the players who have been away with their countries, despite rumours to the contrary, Arsenal say that all of their international players are ‘in good health and are available for selection’, so Newcastle set to face a pretty much full strength Arsenal team/squad.
Official Arsenal site:
Ahead of Unai Emery’s media conference on Thursday, here’s the latest team news update from our medical team.
All players have returned from international duty with their national teams in good health and are available for selection.
Missed Cardiff City (a) with illness. Back in full training.
Left knee injury. Progressing well and now expected to return to full training in early October (initially aiming to return during the month of October).
Small fracture to left fibula. Progressing well and now expected to return to full training in early October (initially aiming to return to training in November).
Significant sprain to right ankle. Aiming to return to training in October/November.
Right Achilles tendon repair. Started working outside. Aiming to return to full training in November.