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Huge injury boost for Arsenal amid news that key player could return for Newcastle clash on Monday

Sometimes we don’t realise how important a player is until they’re unavailable for a game, and it looks like Kieran Tierney is absolutely vital to this Arsenal team.

He’s clearly a good player so any team would miss his playing ability, but he’s also a player who leads by example and shows a commendable attitude so he was absolutely missed in Arsenal’s 0-0 draw last night.

It doesn’t sound like he was ruled out for a long time with an injury and leaving him out last night may have just been a precautionary thing, while there’s no point in forcing him to play on if it will only make things worse.

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There is some good news for the Arsenal fans ahead of the upcoming Newcastle game as it sounds like he should be back in contention to start:

Arsenal also allowed Sead Kolasinac to go back to Schalke so they don’t really have a natural replacement for Tierney just now, so hopefully he is fit for Monday and doesn’t have any deeper lying issues which could flare up.

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