According to the Metro, 17-year-old French midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide is poised to make a return to Arsenal after missing the past several weeks with an injury.
The news of Reine-Adelaide’s return couldn’t come at a more crucial time for Arsenal as Francis Coquelin, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini have all been injured as of late. Arteta and Flamini have already been ruled out of Arsenal’s Champions League clash with Olympiacos this Tuesday.
Arsenal acquired Reine-Adelaide along with Yassin Fortune in a transfer deal with Lens back in May. The French starlet was given extensive reps with the first-team in the pre-season.
Reine-Adelaide suffered terrible luck early in September when he was photographed with the Arsenal first-team – a sign of a possible move to the starting XI – but those hopes were dashed when he suffered an injury during an Under-19 performance.
During a pre-season bout with Wolfsburg in late July, Reine-Adelaide recorded an assist to Theo Walcott en route to a 1-0 victory.
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