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Arsene Wenger Confirms Key Arsenal Player Will Miss Manchester United Clash

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Arsene Wenger has confirmed 6Alexandre Lacazette will miss Saturday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United with the groin injury

Alexander Lacazette suffered the injury during Wednesday’s 5-0 win over Huddersfield, while Alexis Sanchez is a doubt for the game.

Lacazette struck the opening goal to spark Arsenal’s victory at the Emirates Stadium, only to trudge out of the clash at half-time.

Wenger confirmed the striker’s injury after the win, where Oliver Giroud bagged a brace and Sanchez and Mesut Ozil also found the back of the net.

“Lacazette has a groin problem and will be out certainly for Saturday’s game,” Wenger said.

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Sanchez was taken off with about 20 minutes left of the Huddersfield game after netting the Gunners’ third goal.

Wenger said the forward had been struggling with a minor hamstring problem, but should be OK for the United clash.

“Sanchez had a little hamstring problem. That’s why I took him off. But I think he will be alright [for Saturday],” Wenger said.

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