Lucas Torreira in a brace and to be assessed in coming days, says Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

Lucas Torreira in a brace and to be assessed in coming days, says Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

Arsenal care for a nervy wait round to review the level of Lucas Torreira’s accidents sustained within the FA Cup gain at Portsmouth on Monday.

Lucas Torreira is in a brace and can be assessed over the approaching a number of occasions, Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta has showed.

Uruguay midfielder Torreira used to be wounded within the to start with part of the Gunners’ 2- FA Cup fifth-round win greater than Portsmouth at Fratton Park next a potent drawback from James Bolton.

Torreira used to be taken from the sector on a stretcher and Gunners head mentor Arteta presented an replace following the sport.

“Lucas was very sore and is in a brace. He will be assessed in a couple days and then we will know more,” Arteta defined to BT Sport.

Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Eddie Nketiah had been being on objective each facet of 50 percent-time as Arsenal survived a gradual opening 45 mins to ultimately e ebook a at ease path to the quarter-finals.

Nketiah used to be 1 of a lot of kids another time afforded an likelihood via Arteta, who’s taking advantage of running with the Gunners’ fledgling stars.

“I’m definitely delighted with them [the youngsters],” he further.

“I’m enjoying working with the players. They are worthy of a opportunity. It’s always a danger but they’re well worth the risk.”

Arteta additionally praised Reiss Nelson, who used to be the architect of the 2 of Arsenal’s objectives.

“We have speed in a few players up front. Reiss [Nelson] is a distinctive participant and can eradicate players one-on-one,” the Spaniard discussed.

“He’s been out for a though but he’s again now and he confirmed what he’s capable of accomplishing.”