The Gunners (Arsenal) travel to confront relegation zone side Sheffield United in the Premier League today, with the Blades right now battling with a long physical injury problems.
The Gunners make the outing to Yorkshire to confront the Premier League’s bottom team at Bramall Lane, with the Blades as of now having just 15 points from all the games played so far in the PL and with just eight games remaining to play for the season.
Paul Heckingbottom is hopeful to again see his team get a point in the Premier League since being placed as manager in charge of the Blades, following Chris Wilder’s sack.
He has however, seen his side lose each of the three games in all the competitions played since turning out to be caretaker supervisor, with Heckingbottom managing a long physical issue list too.
Moving into the game with Arsenal, nine players have been uninvolved for Sheffield United because of injury issues, with at any rate six of those anticipated to be missing again on Sunday.
Norwegian midfielder Sander Berge has been a drawn out truant with a thigh injury and in spite of the fact that he is presently running once more, he is still faulty of match wellness, while striker Billy Sharp is as of now out with a muscular injury.
Moreover, Jack O’Connell and Jack Robinsonstay still remain a long haul non-attendants, with Jack Rodwell another additionally presently sidelined.
Chris Basham is close to a re-visitation of wellness, however, the visit of Arsenal is relied upon to come too early for him, while George Baldock and Jayden Bogle are the two questions, yet could be included at the end of the week, alongside John Egan.
Talking ahead of the match, Heckingbottom said: “We took two additional injuries in the game against Leeds with Jayden and George head wounds.
“We needed to follow that conventional protocol so ideally they will be closed down and come through it – today was the very first day of contact and we are optimistic they will be fit and ready to go
“John Egan also dropped in to the back finish of a week ago’s preparation and got a few minutes against Leeds, had an entire week preparing now so he is a lot of the better for seven days training sessions.
“Billy and Chris Basham have been doing the recovery on the pitch which is acceptable, the truth will surface eventually on their injuries and how they react.”
Arsenal also have injury issues of their own, with Kieran Tierney presently precluded for half a month with a knee injury, while David Luiz is likewise sidelined with a knee issue having as of late had a medical surgery.
Martin Odegaard, who is currently on loan at the Emirates, is additionally expected to pass up a major opportunity with a lower leg injury in the wake of missing the Europa League quarter-finals first leg match against Slavia Prague on Thursday.