Premier League Arsenal welcome back Gabriel as Ramsey stays sidelined

Arsenal could have Gabriel back in their defence for the EFL Cup trip to Nottingham Forest but Wales star Aaron Ramsey remains sidelined.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Arsene Wenger could welcome Gabriel back for Arsenal's EFL Cup third-round tie at Nottingham Forest but Tuesday's match comes too soon for Aaron Ramsey.

Wales midfielder Ramsey has been sidelined since the opening weekend of the season, when he sustained a hamstring injury during the 4-3 Premier League defeat to Liverpool.

The Ramsey setback came on the back of some ill-timed injuries towards the end of pre-season, including Brazilian centre-back Gabriel damaging his ankle against Manchester City in Gothenburg.

"[Gabriel] has a chance to play against Forest," Wenger said, before delivering less satisfactory news on Ramsey, who is also likely to miss Saturday's London derby against Chelsea.

"He is still out – I don't think he will be ready for the weekend either," the manager explained.

Olivier Giroud (toe) is targeting the match against Antonio Conte's side, while long-term absentee Carl Jenkinson (knee) is also on the mend.

"Everyone came out of the Hull game well," Wenger added. "Giroud is still not available - we will see at the end of the week if he can join in.

"[Jenkinson] is improving, he is not quite back in full training yet."

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Hearts 1-0 Kotoko This footage vindicates referee Samuel Sukahbullet
2 Como Essien's wife Akosua Puni delighted with decision to purchase...bullet
3 Ghana Premier League Wa All Stars suffer 1-4 defeat at home to WAFAbullet
4 Video Latif Blessing scores a beauty for Swope Park Rangersbullet
5 CAF Elections CAF General Secretary resigns after Hayatou's defeatbullet
6 Bombshell Hearts of Oak owed late Herbert Addo over ₵50,000 –...bullet
7 Captain's Word Kwesi Appiah can manage Black Stars – Asamoah...bullet
8 World Cup Qualifier Lippi says China must keep momentumbullet
9 France Football Cristiano Ronaldo tops Lionel Messi in...bullet
10 Southgate Manager gives England stars chance to seize...bullet

Top Videos

1 Hearts 1-0 Kotoko This footage vindicates referee Samuel Sukahbullet
2 On the move Michael Essien joins Persib Bandung in Indonesiabullet
3 Kei Kamara Sierra Leone international gets yellow card for twerkingbullet

Football