The official website for European football

Arsenal's Touré to miss Milan trip

Published: Thursday 21 February 2008, 0.06CET
Arsenal FC could be without Kolo Touré for a month after the Ivory Coast international damaged a calf muscle early in the first-leg stalemate against AC Milan.
Arsenal's Touré to miss Milan trip
Kolo Touré faces a four-week absence ©Getty Images
Published: Thursday 21 February 2008, 0.06CET

Arsenal's Touré to miss Milan trip

Arsenal FC could be without Kolo Touré for a month after the Ivory Coast international damaged a calf muscle early in the first-leg stalemate against AC Milan.

Arsenal FC could be without Kolo Touré for a month after the Ivory Coast international damaged a calf muscle in the UEFA Champions League first knockout round first leg against holders AC Milan.

Three to four weeks
The 26-year-old central defender lasted only seven minutes of the goalless draw at the Arsenal Stadium before being replaced by Philippe Senderos, with Arsène Wenger later explaining the extent of the injury. "Touré has a calf problem and will be out for three to four weeks at least," said the Arsenal manager, who also had to substitute Emmanuel Eboué with Theo Walcott late on. The second leg is at San Siro on 4 March.

Last updated: 21/02/08 1.47CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=661666.html#arsenals+toure+miss+milan+trip

UEFA.com features

See Xavi's UEFA Champions League story
  • See Xavi's UEFA Champions League story
  • More away day blues in store?
  • Charleroi, Deva, Alumnus challenge Dina
  • Inter return delights Ricardinho and Ortiz
  • Rešetár: Chrudim focus on Europe
  • Masterclass: Ibrahimović on beating opponents
  • Bulgaria buzzing as Ludogorets host Real Madrid
  • Durmaz thrilled by Malmö return with Olympiacos
  • Provincial trio threaten Belfast dominance
  • Penalty shoot-outs: the long and the short of it
1 of 10
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.