Foot­ball - Arse­nal loses Lu­cas Perez for up to 8 weeks

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Arse­nal man­ager Ar­sene Wenger says for­ward Lu­cas Perez is out for up to eight weeks with an­kle lig­a­ment dam­age. Perez was hurt in the 2-0 win over Read­ing in the League Cup on Tues­day. The Span­ish for­ward has been on the fringes of the team since join­ing from De­portivo La Coruna in Au­gust for a re­ported fee of 17 mil­lion pounds. Wenger says Perez is out for be­tween sixto-eight weeks, adding “he worked very hard to get there and now he’s close (to get­ting in the team), he’s ab­so­lutely gut­ted.” Arse­nal vis­its Sun­der­land to­day.

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