Arsenal have requested that Sunday’s North London Derby towards Tottenham Hotspur be postponed.
Mikel Arteta’s aspect have been ravaged by Covid-19 absentees in latest weeks and the virus continues to plague the membership with the absentees via suspension, damage and Worldwide duties exacerbating the problem.
On their official web site the Premier League confirmed they’d acquired a postponement request from Arsenal, and would relay their last choice on whether or not the sport is postponed tomorrow.
In line with the Daily Mail’s Sami Mokbel, Arsenal’s request has left Tottenham indignant due to how late the request has are available in, with the match scheduled to kick off lower than 48 hours from now.
If the sport was to go forward, Arsenal can be set to enter the sport with only one match pure centre midfielder, with Granit Xhaka’s pink card leaving Albert Sambi Lokonga as the one participant on the membership who is on the market who performs there usually.
Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are each on Worldwide obligation, whereas Martin Odegaard examined constructive for Covid-19 earlier than the sport towards Liverpool on Thursday. Different gamers together with, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Cedric Soares and Emile Smith Rowe have all struggled with accidents as nicely, leaving them with a complete of 12 outfield gamers, one lower than the 13 required to play a sport after the Premier League’s Covid postponement ruling.
The ultimate choice can be made tomorrow and followers of each groups in addition to the gamers and training employees can be eagerly awaiting the result to know whether or not the fixture will go forward.