Arsenal manager Unai Emery has confirmed Sokratis Papastathopoulos will miss Monday’s clash against Leicester City due to an injury sustained during the international break.
Sokratis came off at half-time in the 2-1 defeat to Finland on Monday with what appeared to be an ankle problem, and becomes a doubt ahead of the Leicester clash at the Emirates.
However, Emery has now confirmed reports that the centre-back suffered an ankle injury against Finland are true.
“The players are coming back now,” Emery said, when asked how his squad are after the international break.
“Only Sokratis had one problem, one small injury.