Arsenal FC: Shkodran Mustafi expected to miss Saturday’s game v Watford with thigh injury

Arsenal are set to be without Shkodran Mustafi for Saturday’s Premier League match against Watford as the defender’s thigh injury continues to be assessed, it is understood.
Mustafi suffered the muscle problem while on international duty with Germany during the first half against Azerbaijan as the holders secured their place at the 2018 World Cup on the back of 10 straight qualifying wins in Group C.
Following the 5-1 victory in Kaiserslautern, Germany manager Joachim Low suggested it was a ‘torn ligament’, which if confirmed would rule the 25-year-old out for a substantial spell.
While Mustafi will be absent when the Gunners resume Premier League action in Saturday’s late kick-off at Vicarage Road, it is understood the full extent of the diagnosis is still being assessed.
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