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Arsenal vs West Ham: Arteta to be without seven players at the EPL clash

ENGLAND – Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta to be without Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, Gabriel Martinelli, Shkodran Mustafi, Emile Smith Rowe and Sokratis at West Ham United clash on Saturday night.

According to a statement released via Arsenal’s official website on Friday, Chambers, Emile, Mustafi, Mari, Martinelli and Sokratis are all currently injured.

Arsenal head to the game following a 3-0 Premier League victory against Fulham last weekend.

The statement read: “Calum Chambers – Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee against Chelsea on December 29. Aiming to be back in full training in October.

“Pablo Mari – Sustained significant sprain to ankle ligaments against Manchester City on June 17. Aiming to return to full training by the end of September.

“Gabriel Martinelli – Left knee. Sustained injury during training on June 21. Aiming to return to full training by the end of the calendar year.

“Shkodran Mustafi – Right hamstring sustained during FA Cup semi-final on July 18. Aiming to return to full training in October.

“Emile Smith Rowe – Sustained an injury to his right shoulder in training. Now out of protective sling and aiming to return to full training within the next two weeks.

“Sokratis – Right calf. Aiming to be back in full training next week.”

The kick-off time for the match is 8 pm at Emirates Stadium.

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