Arsenal have provided an injury update on Alexandre Lacazette, Kieran Tierney and David Luiz ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James’ Park. Mikel Arteta’s men also squeezed in a training session before leaving the Valencian region and flying straight to the north east for their Premier League outing against the Magpies. Arsenal have offered an injury update ahead of Sunday’s clash, and Lacazette remains out after failing to return in time to face Villarreal in the first leg, despite being in contention.

Arsenal said: “Left hamstring. Alex [Lacazette] is responding well to treatment and is starting to integrate back into full training. Alex will be unavailable for Sunday’s match, but will continue to work hard with the aim of being in contention for Thursday’s match against Villarreal.”

Meanwhile, there is positive news on David Luiz, with the update

Arsenal adding: “Right knee. David is now back in full training and is in contention to be involved in Sunday’s match.”

There’s another boost with Kieran Tierney returning to contention despite missing out on Thursday.

Arsenal Statement read: “Left knee. Kieran continues to make good progress and is now integrating back into full training. Kieran will be assessed regarding his availability for Sunday’s match.”

It has also been confirmed there are no further injury setbacks from the Villarreal clash, and Dani Ceballos is eligible to play with his red card only ruling him out of the Europa League.

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