Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has not performed in opposition to Sheffield United as a result of flu.
Earlier than the Premier League match on Sunday night, Athletic reported that Aubameyang had the flu and was not going to play.
The 31-year-old striker posted a message on Instagram forward of the beginning of the sport, wishing his teammates good luck and hoping he will probably be again within the sport on Thursday night time.
Arsenal face Slavia Prague away from residence within the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final on Thursday night time.
Mikel Arteta’s facet performed a 1-1 draw within the first leg at Emirates Stadium final week.
Arsenal gained the Premier League sport in opposition to the Blades 3-0 on Sunday with out Aubameyang, however having the striker no less than on the substitutes bench in opposition to Slavia could be large for the Gunners.
One would count on Arsenal followers to hope Aubameyang recovers from the flu for the sport, however some followers on the North London membership do not suppose there’s a want, as famous under.
Given Aubameyang’s disappointment up to now this season – he has scored seven targets within the Premier League and three within the Europa League, in response to Who scored – perhaps some Arsenal followers suppose the squad is healthier with out him, particularly as Gabriel Martinelli and Alexandre Lacazette scored in opposition to the Blades.
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