Lucas Torreira and Denis Suarez injury updates before Napoli vs Arsenal

Lucas Torreira and Denis Suarez injury updates before Napoli vs Arsenal

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Football.London have provided fitness updates on Arsenal’s midfield duo Lucas Torreira and Denis Suarez.

The Gunners travel to Naples today to take on the Italian side in the second leg of the Europa League.

Unai Emery’s side will be looking to defend their 2-0 lead following their win at the Emirates last week.

Lucas Torreira travels to Napoli

Troy Deeney & Lucas Torreira

WATFORD, ENGLAND – APRIL 15: Troy Deeney of Watford leaves the field after being shown a red card for elbowing Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Arsenal FC at Vicarage Road on April 15, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Lucas Torreira has travelled to Italy with Arsenal ahead of their European clash, according to Football.London.

The Uruguayan has been struggling with a groin injury over recent weeks.

He returned to action against Watford on Monday but was forced off after suffering a recurrence of the injury.

Although in a major boost for the north London club, Torreira has made the trip and is expected to be available.

Denis Suarez struggling with an injury, may not travel

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 09: Denis Suárez of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Arsenal FC at John Smith’s Stadium on February 09, 2019 in Huddersfield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Football.London add that Denis Suarez is struggling with a minor thigh problem and it is unclear whether he has travelled with the squad.

They understand that given his injury and minimal impact over recent weeks, Emery will not risk him for the trip.

Europa League review: Arsenal 2-0 Napoli

Arsenal are on the cusp of reaching a second consecutive Europa League semi-final after beating Napoli 2-0.

Aaron Ramsey once again proved what a big blow losing him on a free will be for Arsenal as he netted in the win.

Also in the first-half, Kalidou Koulibaly turned the ball into his own net to double the Gunners’ lead.


Read more Arsenal news here:

Denis Suarez’s agent discusses future/confirms injury

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang indicates he’s unhappy with Unai Emery’s tactics after Watford

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April 17, 2019 at 04:12AM

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