Thomas Partey, 2 other Arsenal stars to miss Europa League clash vs Molde

Thomas Partey, 2 other Arsenal stars to miss Europa League clash vs Molde

- Thomas Partey, Saka and Willian will be unavailable for Arsenal in their Europa League game vs Molde

- Mohamed Elneny and Sead Kolasinac will also miss the game due to COVID-19

- The Gunners will hope they can seal their qualification to the next round with a win away from home

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Arsenal will be without the services of some of their players when they clash against Molde in their Europa League match on Thursday, November 26.

Mikel Arteta's men currently sit atop of Group B log with nine points from their first three games but their continuous stay at the summit might be threatened with a lean squad.

The Gunners head into the continental assignment on the back of their disappointing 0-0 draw against Leeds United over the weekend.

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But will hope they can bounce back to winning ways tomorrow as part of their build-up to their meeting with Wolverhampton Wanderers this weekend.

Thomas Partey, 2 other Arsenal stars to miss Europa League clash vs Molde
Thomas Partey and Bukayo Saka enjoying themselves during warm-up towards Arsenal game vs Dundalk in October. Photo By Ben McShane/Sportsfile.
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Mohamed Elneny and Sead Kolasinac are out of the team after testing positive for deadly coronavirus while on international duties with their countries. They are currently under isolation despite not showing symptoms of the virus.

While the likes of Thomas Partey, Bukayo Saka, and Willian picked up a series of injuries in their previous games as reported by The Mirror.

Although, they are trying to be fit for their Premier League meeting with Wolves and that will be decided by the club's medicals.

Ivorian star Nicolas Pepe travelled with the team and could be in the starting XI for the Europa League game but will be missing when the North Londoners face Wolves.

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He was handed a marching order in their goalless draw against Leeds United.

The Mirror further reveals that Pablo Mari and Gabriel Martinelli are nearing returns. Mari, who has been out since June, is now integrating into full training, while Martinelli is hoping to do the same shortly.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nicolas Pepe has apologized for his unruly behaviour during Arsenal's draw with Leeds United at Elland Road in the past weekend.

The Ivorian striker headbutted Leeds wing-back Ezgjan Alioski and he was sent off in the process after the referee confirmed the incident on the VAR.

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