Granit Xhaka out for three months.

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Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka will be out for three months.

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been ruled out with knee injury for up to three months.

Xhaka suffers knee injury in the North London derby against Tottenham on Sunday at the Emirate stadium.

He limped off the pitch in the 3-1 win over spurs and was replace by Albert Sambi Lokonga but could now miss the rest of 2021 after a specialist examined the injury.

According to Arsenal statement the Swiss will require no surgery as he will start rehabilitation immediately.

“Further to injuring his right knee during Sunday’s match against Tottenham Hotspur, assessments and scans have confirmed that Granit Xhaka suffered a significant injury to his medial knee ligament,” an Arsenal statement read.

“A specialist consultation took place in London on Tuesday evening which has determined that Granit does not require surgery.

“Granit’s recovery and rehabilitation programme will start immediately and we are aiming for him to be back in action in approximately three months.

“Everyone at the club will now be supporting and working hard with Granit to get him back on the pitch as soon as possible.”

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