Maitland-Niles out for six to eight weeks with leg fracture

Maitland-Niles out for six to eight weeks with leg fracture
Maitland-Niles out for six to eight weeks with leg fracture

Arsenal defender Ainsley Maitland-Niles will be out for six to eight weeks after suffering a leg fracture.

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The club confirmed the 20-year-old has a small fracture on his left fibula, having suffered the injury in the 2-0 Premier League defeat to Manchester City on Sunday.

Fellow defender Carl Jenkinson will also miss six to eight weeks with an ankle sprain, though Arsenal are boosted by the fact Nacho Monreal has returned to full training.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles came off for Arsenal in the first half against Manchester CityGetty Images

Meanwhile, Sead Kolasinac is expected to return in October after missing the start of the season with a knee injury.

Arsenal will look to put their opening-weekend defeat behind them when taking on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

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