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Arsenal receive a significant boost ahead of the Manchester City game

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Ahead of their crucial Premier League clash against Manchester City, Arsenal’s prospects have received a significant boost with concerns arising for the fitness of Manchester City’s Kyle Walker. The England star sustained an injury during a tense encounter against Brazil, which concluded in a narrow one-nil victory for the Brazilians.

The experienced full-back encountered a setback in the 17th minute of the match when he strained his left hamstring while displaying his characteristic speed to deny Vinicius Jr an early goal-scoring opportunity. This injury puts his availability for the upcoming showdown with Arsenal at risk, leaving Manchester City sweating over his fitness.

Currently leading the Premier League table with 64 points from 28 league fixtures in the 2023/24 campaign, Arsenal have been in formidable form. Their recent triumph in a UEFA Champions League round of 16 fixture against FC Porto at the Emirates Stadium, secured through a penalty shootout, further underlines their resilience on the field. Moreover, the Gunners’ next challenge against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, 31st March 2024, promises to be a significant test of their title ambitions.

In contrast, Manchester City sits in third place with 63 points, trailing Arsenal by a narrow margin. The potential absence of Kyle Walker due to injury could tip the scales further in Arsenal’s favor as they aim to maintain their position at the summit of the Premier League table. With both teams gearing up for a high-stakes encounter, all eyes will be on how this injury setback influences the outcome of the upcoming showdown.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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