Mikel Arteta gives update on Bukayo Saka injury

  • Mikel Arteta issues Bukayo Saka injury after Arsenal Oxford United in FA Cup.

Mikel Arteta gives update on Bukayo Saka injury
Mikel Arteta gives on Bukayo Saka injury

After Arsenal’ 3-0 FA Cup victory over Oxford United on Monday night, Mikel Arteta downplayed injury worries regarding Bukayo Saka.

A potential knee injury caused Saka to leave the FA Cup third-round match with 15 minutes remaining.

Arsenal will play in the on Sunday before playing Manchester United and in the FA Cup fourth round, starting a challenging stretch of games.

But despite suffering an injury on Monday, Arteta has stated that Saka should be for Arsenal’ north London derby this weekend.

When asked about Saka’ injury after the game, Arteta told ITV: ‘He’ fine.’

Arteta also praised Fabio Vieira following his two assists in Arsenal’ win over the League One club.

‘He has the quality,said Arteta.

‘He is a really creative player and he can decide games in the final third. He made a difference.

‘The contribution of the subs was important as well to the dynamic of the game.’

 

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