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Mustafi could miss the FA Cup final due to a hamstring injury

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has sustained a hamstring injury and may not be available for the FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley according to the club manager Mikel Arteta. Mustafi, who was out of favor under former Arsenal boss Unai Emery has established himself as a key player for the Gunners under Mikel Arteta and started 9 games before the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City. However, after suffering a hamstring during the game against the Citizens, he was forced to miss the Premier League clash against Aston Villa in a 1 nil loss. He has undergone a scan and Mikel Arteta has revealed fears that the Germany international may not return in time to face city rivals, Chelsea in the FA Cup final. “I doubt it,” said Arteta, when asked if Mustafi would be fit for...
Mustafi likely to face long spell on the sidelines if muscle tear is confirmed

Mustafi likely to face long spell on the sidelines if muscle tear is confirmed

  Germany manager Joachim Loew has disclosed that Shkodran Mustafi may be facing a long spell on the sidelines after he suffered what seemed a thigh jnjury during the international break. The Germany and Arsenal FC centerback had to be aided off the pitch in the 35th minute of Germany's game against Azerbaijan on Sunday which ended in a 5 goals to 1 win for the Germans. Mustafi was heavily linked with a departure from the Emirates in the course of the summer transfer window, but has been impressive in Arsenal's games so far. He will definitely be a big miss for the Wenger tutored side. READ: Sandro set to sign new Juventus contract amid Chelsea interest “With Mustafi it seems that it is some muscle tear or some muscle fibre tear,” according to the London Evening Standar...