Here is the latest update from our medical team ahead of Thursday night's Europa League clash against Rapid Vienna.
Updates since last match:
Tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sead is currently asymptomatic and, following negative tests, has been cleared to be available for Thursday’s match.
Left thigh. Sustained strain to left thigh during Aston Villa (h) on November 8. Thomas is progressing with his rehabilitation ahead of returning to full training.
Available for selection. Currently serving a three-match Premier League suspension - unavailable for Tottenham Hotspur (a) and Burnley (h). Available for Europa League matches.
Continued status on longer-term injuries:
Left ankle. Sustained significant sprain to ankle ligaments during Manchester City (a) on June 17. Pablo successfully completed 45 minutes for the under-23s on Friday night in the PL2 against Derby County. Continues to participate into full training sessions as he approaches full match fitness.
Left knee. Sustained injury during training on June 21. Gabi is now integrating into squad sessions. Aiming to participate in an under-23s match before the end of December.
As part of Premier League protocol, all members of our first team squad and support staff continue to be regularly tested for COVID-19.
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