X

Monday 20
May

Arsenal

Emery waits for striker news

25th April 2019, 12:36 by Warren Ashurst

A late fitness decision will be made on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to see if he will be available for Arsenal's trip to Leicester.

The former Borussia Dortmund frontman missed Wednesday's 3-1 defeat to Wolves at Molineux and it's since been revealed that he was sidelined after undergoing an operation.

The surgery was confirmed to be a 'small sinus procedure' and the Arsenal medical team will keep a close eye on his progress ahead of Sunday's clash with the Foxes at the King Power Stadium.

Aubameyang was certainly missed against Wolves and the Gunners will give him as much time as possible to prove his fitness ahead of the weekend.

The Gabon international, who is level on 19 goals with Sergio Aguero and Mo Salah at the top of the Premier League scoring charts, scored twice when the two sides met at the Emirates back in October.

Defeat at Wolves means Unai Emery's men remain outside the top four, with just three games remaining - a home clash with relegation-threatened Brighton and a trip to Burnley follow Sunday's encounter with Brendan Rodgers' men.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Warren Ashurst is senior member of the team and has been working as a journalist for over 20 years. A massive football fan, he also has a depth of knowledge on golf, tennis, cricket and rugby.

More Arsenal

Arsenal

Keeper Schubert linked with Gunners switch

20th May 2019, 11:03

Dynamo Dresden goalkeeper Markus Schubert is reportedly poised to make a summer switch to Arsenal.

Arsenal

Roma defender in Gunners link

20th May 2019, 05:01

AS Roma defender Kostas Manolas is on Arsenal's wanted list as Unai Emery looks to bolster his backline.

Arsenal

Gunners in for another Lorient talent

19th May 2019, 18:07

Arsenal are weighing up another swoop on Ligue 2 outfit Lorient - this time for £9million-rated attacker Alexis Claude-Maurice.

Arsenal

Eagles ace linked with Gunners

19th May 2019, 02:01

Arsenal are ready to make a £40million move for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, reports have claimed.

Arsenal

Ajax star linked to Gunners

18th May 2019, 10:30

Arsenal are ready to make a move for £40million Ajax forward David Neres this summer but face a fight to land him.

Arsenal

Mkhitaryan safety guaranteed

18th May 2019, 08:30

Azerbaijan's FA has guaranteed the saftey of Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan ahead of the Europa League Cup final in Baku.

Recent Sport Headlines

Tennis

Norrie crashes out in Lyon

20th May 2019, 19:39

British number two Cameron Norrie lost in straight-sets to Frenchman Ugo Humbert in round one of the Lyon Open.

Cricket

Archer backed by Cook for England World Cup squad

20th May 2019, 19:25

Jofra Archer should be in Eoin Morgan's World Cup side, according to former England captain Sir Alastair Cook.

Tennis

Kyrgios lays into French Open

20th May 2019, 19:09

Australian Nick Kyrgios has spoken of his dislike of the clay-court season after meeting Andy Murray at Wimbledon.

Cardiff City

High praise for reported Cardiff target

20th May 2019, 17:57

Reported Cardiff target David Turnbull has received high praise from his Motherwell team-mate Carl McHugh.

Southampton

Saints look to bolster forward options

20th May 2019, 17:57

Southampton are reportedly one of the clubs keeping tabs on France youth international Florian Aye.

Horse Racing Previews

Quick Returner Set To Strike In The North East

20th May 2019, 17:17

Filly Can Waltz Away With Prize

Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton confirm Potter appointment

20th May 2019, 16:57

Graham Potter has been named the new head coach of Brighton after putting pen to paper on a four-year contract.

Chelsea

James tipped for Blues deal

20th May 2019, 16:45

Chelsea are believed to be ready to offer Reece James fresh terms at Stamford Bridge after he impressed at Wigan this term.