Arsenal provide injury updates on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Martin Odegaard and Kieran Tierney

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is still suffering with malaria (Picture: Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is continuing his recovery from malaria and is out of Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Fulham on Sunday.

There has not been a firm return date suggested for the Gabonese superstar, with the club stating that their captain will be ‘supported and assessed by the medical team in the coming days.’

Mikel Arteta remains without four first team players in total, with David Luiz, Martin Odegaard and Kieran Tierney all still out of action and unavailable for the London derby.

Luiz remains sidelined with a knee injury that has seen him forced under the knife.

The surgery, described by the club as a ‘small procedure’ has been successful and the Brazilian is back running again, although will remain out for the next few weeks.

Odegaard is suffering with an ankle problem and is only being given a chance of light training next week, so there seems no guarantee at all that he would be back for the clash with Everton next weekend either.

Thre was a possibility that Kieran Tierney could be out for the season, and while that remains possible, there is a chance he could be back just before the climax of the campaign.

The Gunners are expecting the Scotland international to be back in full training within three to four weeks after ligament damage in his left knee.

If things go well for the left-back and he is back in training in three weeks, he could be available for the last couple of games of the season.

Arsenal host the Cottagers at 1.30pm on Sunday in the Premier League as they look to continue their push towards the European places.

Mikel Arteta’s side are currently ninth and cannot improve their position with a win on Sunday, but can cut the gap to Everton who are four points ahead in eighth.

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