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Adebayor faces Arsenal absence

Published: Wednesday 25 October 2006, 16.07CET
Emmanuel Adebayor could miss Arsenal FC's next two UEFA Champions League games after picking up a thigh injury in an English League Cup victory.
 

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Published: Wednesday 25 October 2006, 16.07CET

Adebayor faces Arsenal absence

Emmanuel Adebayor could miss Arsenal FC's next two UEFA Champions League games after picking up a thigh injury in an English League Cup victory.

Emmanuel Adebayor could miss Arsenal FC's next two UEFA Champions League games after picking up a thigh injury in an English League Cup game on Tuesday.

Thigh problem
The Togolese forward lasted just 23 minutes of Arsenal's 2-0 win at West Bromwich Albion FC before being replaced by Armand Traoré. Manager Arsène Wenger said: "It doesn't look too good. He will miss [the Premiership game against] Everton [FC] and maybe more. This type of injury usually takes 21 days [to recover]." If that is the case, Adebayor will miss next week's Matchday 4 visit of PFC CSKA Moskva and the Matchday 5 home game against Hamburger SV.

Last updated: 26/10/06 1.41CET

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