It looked as though Arsenal would soon be back to full strength.
On Thursday, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney returned to full training, while Rob Holding had also done so earlier in the week. Konstantinos Mavropanos, the only other member of the Arsenal squad recently in the treatment room, is also back with the first-team.
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However, there has been another setback for Unai Emery and co.
The club announced on Friday that Alexandre Lacazette is injured and will not return until October.
The statement issued confirmed that he has been playing with an injury for several weeks, and he has been advised to rest in order to return to full strength.
Fans of the Emirates Stadium outfit have been reacting to the news in their droves, and it is clear they are less than happy with the update.
They have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts, and you can see some of the best comments from the social media platform below.
— Sulayman (@Fabregas_Magic4) September 13, 2019
— ?? (@UnaiEmiratez) September 13, 2019
I M CRYING ?
— mk vaibhav (@mkvaibhav1) September 13, 2019
— Gregg Quackenbush (@GreggyQuacks) September 13, 2019
Take my ankle mate ???
— babu bisleri (@PUNchayati_x5) September 13, 2019
— Ollie (@OllieRoo) September 13, 2019
Thats my weekend ruined
— R•A•U•L (@TheGunner101) September 13, 2019
— Amir Beldjilali (@amirbeldjilali) September 13, 2019