Arsenal suffer defensive blow as ‘reckless’ Kolasinac is forced off early with nasty shoulder injury vs Everton

By | 23rd February 2020
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SEAD KOLASINAC dealt Arsenal another defensive injury blow after coming off injured against Everton.

The full-back appeared to injure his shoulder or collarbone after a collision with Djibril Sidibe.

Sead Kolasinac dealt Arsenal another defensive injury blow after coming off injured against Everton
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He was replaced by Bukayo Saka after just 18 minutes.

Arsenal are still without summer signing Kieran Tierney who has missed the last 11 league games through a shoulder injury.

Kolasinac has also suffered fitness problems this season, despite making 16 starts in all competitions.

It has forced winger Saka to slot in at full-back, impressing in 25 appearances for the first-team.

Saka came on to the pitch after Kolasinac was slammed online for recklessly playing Everton onside for the Toffees opening goal.

The visitor’s had a free-kick on the right hand side and as Arsenal set up their offside trap defender Yerry Mina managed to force Kolasinac into his box playing everyone onside.


The ball was lofted in and striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin profited to latch on to a loose ball and finish, opening the scoring.

Fortunately for Kolasinac, Eddie Nketiah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired two in quick succession to put the Gunners in the lead.

But Mina was again involved for Everton’s equaliser as he nodded on to Richarlison to stab home from close range following a corner.

Kolasinac appeared to injure his shoulder or collarbone after a collision with Djibril Sidibe
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The defender was replaced by Bukayo Saka after just 18 minutes
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This post written by Jack Figg originally appeared on Football news - transfers, fixtures, scores, pictures | The Sun. Read the full post here.

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