News from the North London club sees Arsene Wenger lamenting about the injuries in his squad. This is ahead of this weekend’s premier league encounter with Rafa Benitez Newcastle United.
Arsene Wenger has confirmed that midfielder Aaron Ramsey has been ruled out for three weeks due to a hamstring injury. This means that the midfielder is expected to be out for a short period. The good news for Arsenal is that he will be back in time for key games against Liverpool and Chelsea respectively.
However, the French manager confirmed the news revealing the return of Shkodran Mustafi to training. Wenger showed uncertainty surrounding the German defender playing today’s game against Newcastle.
Guardiola Wins Manager Of The Month For 3 Straight Months
Pep Guardiola has been named Premier League Manager of the month of November.This is the prize he is winning for the third consecutive month. The awards also come after his side won all four premier league matches in November.
The Manchester city gaffer picked up the award in September and October. His record-breaking 15 successive league wins is a major boost in their title chase. Pep saw off competition from Jose Mourinho, Arsene Wenger, Antonio Conte, Sean Dyche and Jurgen Klopp to emerge the winner. Manchester City welcomes Tottenham Hotspur as they seek to continue their fine run in the premier league.
However, Tottenham defender Danny Rose said his team will not give Manchester City full-back Kyle Walker any warm reception. Walker moved to City in the summer in a 53 million and will be hoping to start when both teams face off today.
Kyle Walker is also not expecting anything contrary from Spurs fans as well.He knows there will be no pleasantries until after the game.Kyle Walker will be facing his former side and hoping for a 16th win while Tottenham will be hoping to spoil the party.
Chelsea Will Not Underestimate Southampton
Chelsea shot-stopper, Thibaut Courtois has played down the idea of underestimating Southampton. Both teams clash at Stanford bridge this Saturday. The goalkeeper believes that Southampton will be a tough team to beat despite their loss to Leicester city.
He also stated that Chelsea has to win every game in the premier league to chase down city or finish second on the log.The blues are currently holding the third spot. They are 14 points behind Manchester City and 3 points behind Manchester United in the EPL.