Arsenal given worrying Jurien Timber update as return date from ACL injury predicted – leaving Mikel Arteta to assess his options in January

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Arsenal’s Jurrien Timber could be set to miss the entire season after he suffered an injury 50 minutes into his Gunners debut back in August.

The defender suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in that match against Nottingham Forest, which required surgery.

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It was believed that he would still be able to participate in the campaign’s closing stages. However, his prospects of playing this season appear doubtful in light of reports from Dutch outlet AD (via SKY BLAST TV).

The report also suggests that the defender will miss Euros 2024 with the Netherlands.Arsenal lack alternatives at full-back after sending Kieran Tierney on loan.

The only specialists in the lineup are Takehiro Tomiyasu, Oleksandr Zinchenko, and the out-of-favour Cedric Soares. Right-back Ben White has established himself, although Arteta may wish to add some depth when the transfer market opens in January.

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