Mikel Arteta fears Shkodran Mustafi will miss FA Cup final with injury

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Mikel Arteta fears Shkodran Mustafi will miss FA Cup final with injury Advertisement Arteta doubts Mustafi will return in time (Picture: Getty)‘The rest is true that Musti is injured and we need to assess a little bit how long he is out,’ said Arteta.AdvertisementAdvertisement“I doubt it [he’ll be fit for the final]. I don’t know. We have to see how he evolves in the next few days. At the moment, I doubt it.’Arsenal’s defeat to Aston Villa means the highest they can finish is eighth this term.The FA Cup final affords the Gunners the opportunity to finish the season on a high note but Arteta says the season has been in no way good enough.‘We haven’t been consistent,’ said Arteta.‘Because we obviously had a lot of issues as well in the background, a lot of things that had happened. ‘But at the end of the day, we weren’t good enough to be with the top teams’.MORE: Mikel Arteta sends class message to Unai Emery after former Arsenal boss is appointed new Villarreal manager Metro Sport ReporterThursday 23 Jul 2020 1:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.3kShares Shkodran Mustafi looks set to miss the FA Cup final (Picture: Getty)Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is downbeat about Shkodran Mustafi’s chances of proving his fitness before the Gunners’ FA Cup final clash against Chelsea.The German limped out of his side’s 2-0 semi-final win against Manchester City last Saturday with a hamstring strain.Arsenal are still awaiting the full results of Mustafi’s scan but the early signs are not good ahead of their clash against Watford on the final day of the season.Arteta has stuck with a 3-4-3 system in recent matches but he may have to switch that against Chelsea as the Spaniard admits Mustafi is now a major doubt.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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