Arsenal's Gibbs' injury fears allayed

The injury to young Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs is not as bad as initially feared the club has confirmed.The England U21 international was thought to have broken a bone in his foot whilst on international duty on Tuesday but further assessment has revealed that he only sustained bruising and will most likely miss just this weekend's clash with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.A statement from Arsenal read: "After being assessed by the Arsenal medical staff, the club can confirm that Kieran Gibbs has sustained severe bruising to the bones and soft tissue of his right foot."Thankfully the foot is not fractured and his enforced absence will be short term."Gibbs is expected to be back for the Gunners' home fixture against league leaders Chelsea on November 29.
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