Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney was on the sidelines for several weeks after a knee injury against Liverpool in the second strike against manager Mikel Arteta’s defense after David Luiz’s minor surgery
- Kieran Tierney appears to have been on the sidelines for several weeks with a knee injury
- The left back was injured against Liverpool on Saturday and was forced out
- Tierney will receive a scan in 48 hours, but Arsenal fear it could be serious
- He will join David Luiz on the list of injuries after Brazilian undergoes minor surgery
Arsenal fears Kieran Tierney will be out for several weeks with a knee injury – but David Luiz is expected to play again this season despite knee surgery on Sunday.
Tierney was forced out on Saturday in the first half of Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat after hurting himself in a collision with James Milner.
Manager Mikel Arteta confirmed: “He felt something in his knee and he was in pain.”
Arsenal fears Kieran Tierney will be out for several weeks after a knee injury against Liverpool
The left back will get a scan for the next 48 hours, but it looks like the action is no longer working
Tierney is now ready for a scan in the next 48 hours to give Arsenal a clearer indication of exactly how long he will be absent.
Fellow defender Luiz had a ‘minor procedure’ on his own knee injury this weekend, questioning his availability for the rest of the campaign.
But Sportsmail understands there is hope that the Brazilian will miss in the region of four weeks.
Tierney will join David Luiz on the Arsenal sidelines after Brazilian undergoing minor surgery
If all goes to plan, he could be available for the climax of the Gunners season.
With Arsenal nine points out of the top four with eight games to go, winning the Europa League looks like their best hope of making it to the Champions League.
Still, they will have to find their way past Slavia Prague – who they receive in the first leg on Thursday – and the semi-final without Tierney and Luiz.