Gunners boosted by Gibbs injury news

18 November 2009 06:12
Gibbs is the 11th member of Arsenal's first-team squad to join the injured list and was replaced after 21 minutes of England Under-21's European Championship qualifier in Lithuania on Tuesday.

However Arsenal have revealed the prognisis on Gibbs' injury was positive and the defender should be back in action for the visit of Chelsea on November 29.

A statement from the club read: "After being assessed by the Arsenal medical staff, the club can confirm that Kieran Gibbs has sustained severe bruising to the bones and soft tissue of his right foot.

"Thankfully the foot is not fractured and his enforced absence will be short term."

Source: Team_Talk