Just when it seemed Arsenals’ treatment room was beginning to clear a spate of recent injuries has ruled up to eleven players out of Wednesdays’ crucial game against Southampton at the Emirates.
Nacho Monreal isn't an obvious candidate to play center back but he continued his effective play deputizing for Laurent Koscielny in the center of the Arsenal defense.
Nacho Monreal deputized out of position at center back for the injured Laurent Koscielny and did well.
Spanish international Nacho Monreal is likely to plug the center back gap caused by Laurent Koscielny's Achilles injury.
Nacho Monreal has missed Arsenal's last couple matches with a back injury and will face a late fitness check on Sunday.
Nacho Monreal became the latest Arsenal defender to be sidelined after the player suffered a minor back injury during Saturday’s home draw with Manchester City. The Spanish full-back did not travel with the rest of the squad to Germany where the Gunner’s face Borussia Dortmond in their opening Champions League game on Tuesday.
Nacho Monreal deputized for Kieran Gibbs against Everton in Week 2 and provided one of the few exceptional fantasy performances for the Gunners with 10 points in the Yahoo game and 6 in PL.com.
Nacho Monreal missed last weekend's draw with Manchester City but will return to the squad for Week 33 at Goodison Park.
Nacho Monreal will miss Arsenal's Week 32 match with Manchester City but should return to training and be available by Match Week 33 against Everton.
Both of Arsenal's specialist left backs - Nacho Monreal and Kieran Gibbs - are listed as doubts headed into the club's Week 28 trip to Stoke.
Arsenal fullback Nacho Monreal left the match against Aston Villa with a foot injury. He suffered ligament damage, but despite early fears, he did not break any metatarsal bones.