Arsenal may risk pushing Saliba back to fight for the championship.

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William Saliba is back in line to return to Arsenal despite concerns over the French defender’s injury. The key centre-back has been out of action for the past four weeks. After limping off the pitch during the Gunners’ home game against Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League on March 16. With his absence consistent with his form. The latest of Mikel Arteta’s team, who dropped important points to win the championship.

The defender is in a pivotal phase in his recovery from a back injury. The next few days will be key in determining readiness for Friday’s game against Southampton. And the decisive game next Wednesday will meet with Manchester City.

The source stated that the injury had to be dealt with on a day-to-day basis. Which indicates that his recovery was not perfect.

There is hope Saliba can recover soon with Arteta indicating on Friday. UFABET That the key defender is expected to begin training on grass next week.

However, the Daily Mail understands there are complications linked to the issue. That has seen the France international miss the last four games. Meaning Arsenal’s medical staff are taking a cautious approach to his recovery.

The nature of the injury means that speeding up recovery could create more serious problems in the future.