Arsenal fear long lay-off for Oxlade-Chamberlain as midfielder undergoes scan

first_img Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will not be fit for Sunday’s clash with Manchester United amid growing fears he has suffered a serious injury.The England international was forced off with a knee problem in the second half of Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday following a clash with Javier Mascherano.Oxlade-Chamberlain will now miss the Gunners’ pivotal trip to Old Trafford as he awaits results from a scan on his injury.There is better news for Arsenal, however, with Arsene Wenger confirming that Brazilian defender Gabriel Paulista is in line for a return.“He [Gabriel] is coming back into the squad tomorrow,” Wenger told Arsenal.com.“So we will see how he responds to that, but the signs are positive. He might be available for Sunday.“Oxlade-Chamberlain has a scan today, he will not be available for Sunday.” 1last_img

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