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Arsene Wenger admits 2 key players doubtful for Everton clash

Gabon striker Aubameyang has been sick after his inception with the London club on the deadline transfer day.

IANS | London |

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday said his new recruit Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and midfielder Jack Wilshere are sick and will be assessed before their clash against Everton in the English Premier League (EPL) on Saturday.

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Gabon striker Aubameyang has been sick after his inception with the London club on the deadline transfer day.

“Jack (Wilshere) who was sick, we will have to assess him today. We hope he is capable of being in the squad, he is better. He will practice with the team today and we will see how he feels,” Wenger said.

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“Aubameyang was sick as well, we have to assess him today. Welbeck is not completely back from injury, he is not ready,” the Frenchman added.

Wenger also said that there is every possibility that his newly acquired midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will start against the Sam Allardyce-managed side.

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“Certainly, Mkhitaryan will start, that is a possibility yes,” Wenger said.