Arsenal ahead Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missed his Gabon facet’s draw in opposition to Ghana within the Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening after a severe of scans revealed coronary heart lesions.
Aubameyang has not too long ago recovered from COVID-19 after testing optimistic for the virus when arriving in Cameroon final week.
Arsenal‘s medical doctors have reportedly been in touch with the Gabon medical crew and the scenario is believed to not be severe, with the striker feeling effectively.
His teammates Axel Meye and Mario Lemina have been additionally recognized with the identical problem and have been additionally not noted of the squad, though the Gabon Soccer Federation have instructed that omitting all three gamers was a precaution.
“Medical examinations present cardiac lesions and CAF didn’t wish to take any dangers,” the Gabon Soccer Federation wrote on Twitter.
Gabon head coach Patrice Neveu performed down fears over the scan outcomes, saying they have been merely a “small drawback” and that he determined to not play the trio to not take any pointless dangers with their well being.
Gabon want only a level from their closing group match in opposition to leaders Morocco on Tuesday if they’re to qualify for the final 16 of the competitors, however it’s nonetheless unclear if they are going to have Aubameyang, Meye and Lemina accessible.