Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

Ozil, Ramsey, Giroud and Gibbs out for Arsenal

Arsenal player Mesut Ozil (C) warms up with team mates Per Mertesacker (L) and Santi Cazorla during a training session at the club training centre in London Colney,   north of London,   October 21, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Winning/FilesArsenal will be without midfielders Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey, defender Kieran Gibbs and striker Olivier Giroud for the home game with Cardiff City on Wednesday and have doubts over five other players. Manager Arsene Wenger told reporters on Tuesday the Premier League leaders had yet to receive a specialist's report on Ozil's shoulder injury and that Ramsey would be out for three more weeks with a thigh strain. The pair both missed the 1-0 league win at Newcastle United on Sunday. Giroud, who scored the only goal at Newcastle, will miss out against Cardiff because of an ankle injury and left back Gibbs has a calf problem.

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