Arsenal suffer injury blow as £45m new boy Thomas Partey is withdrawn at half-time of Aston Villa game with possible thigh problem
- Arsenal’s Thomas Partey was taken off at against Aston Villa due to injury
- The defensive midfielder was subbed off after sustaining a possible thigh injury
- The severity of the injury to the £45m signing from Atletico Madrid is unclear
Mikel Arteta’s side has suffered another injury blow as Thomas Partey was taken off at half-time against Aston Villa.
The £45million signing from Atletico Madrid was subbed off after sustaining what is thought to be thigh injury following his early chance against Emiliano Martinez.
The defensive midfielder was replaced by Dani Ceballos as Arsenal trailed 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal’s Thomas Partey was taken off at against Aston Villa due to possible thigh injury
The severity of Partey’s injury is currently unclear, but he has since took his place among his teammates on the Arsenal bench.
Partey made his debut for Arsenal by coming off the bench in the 1-0 defeat to Manchester City before starting his first game for the Gunners against Leicester.
Partey showed his call against Manchester United as Arsenal kept a cleansheet but it could be a while before Arteta gets to see him in action again.
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