Sokratis Papastathopoulos joins the likes of Welbeck, Bellerin in Arsenal's injury list

Sokratis Papastathopoulos joins the likes of Welbeck, Bellerin in Arsenal's injury list

- Sokratis Papastathopoulos  has been ruled out for one month due to injury

- The 30-year-old suffered the discomfort during Arsenal's loss to United

- The FA are set to take disciplinary action following the row that occurred in the game

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is the latest Arsenal player that will be on the sidelines following his ankle injury  in  the  FA  Cup  loss to Manchester United.

The Greece international had a diagnosis and it has been discovered he will be out for the next one month which would bring shortage to the Gunners defence.

Club captain Laurent Koscielny is also out after taking a whack in the face against rivals United while Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding's season are over.

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There were fears Koscielny had a broken jaw but he is being assessed on a daily basis to know the extent of damage.

The English FA will take disciplinary action on Monday, January 28, on Arsenal and Man United in the wake of the ill-tempered clash.

The north London side will be charged for crowd violence after a coin was thrown at United star Jesse Lingard from the stands.

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The striker was shoved off the pitch and that was when the coin was thrown.

And both sides are at risk of being hauled in for failing to control their players towards the end of the Red Devils’ 3-1 win.

Marcus Rashford and Sead Kolasinac were also involved in a scuffle as the England star pushed the Bosnian in a confrontation.

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The FA are waiting for referee Craig Pawson’s report this morning before deciding what action to take.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Malcom has emerged as a transfer target for Arsenal as the Premier League side are hoping to snap the Brazilian on deadline day.

The north London club proposed for a loan deal for the misfit Barcelona striker during negotiations for midfielder Denis Suarez.

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