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Joe Willock is injured & Arsenal’s £45m saving after Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Roma move


Arsenal’s Joe Willock is injured

As confirmed by Joe Willock on his Instagram Stories, the Arsenal midfielder is now injured.

Willock started Arsenal’s opening three matches of the season against Newcastle, Burnley and Liverpool.

However, the youngster was left on the bench for last weekend’s 2-2 draw with Tottenham.

Willock has since confirmed that he’s been forced to withdraw from international duty with England U21 due to injury.

Joe Willock confirms he’s injured

What’s wrong with Willock?

According to Football London reporter James Benge, Willock “has inflammation of the calf”.

The expectation is that Willock will be fully recovered by the end of the international break.

Arsenal’s £45m saving after Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s Roma move

On Monday, Henrikh Mkhitaryan joined Roma on loan from Arsenal.

The Times on Tuesday have delved into the financials of the loan deal. Reporter Gary Jacob have revealed:

Arsenal have now saved £45 million on their annual wage bill after Henrikh Mkhitaryan became the latest player to leave the club this summer.

He follows other significant departures from Arsenal this summer: Petr Cech, Aaron Ramsey, Danny Welbeck, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal, Mohamed Elneny, Alex Iwobi, David Ospina, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Carl Jenkinson. Their wages added up to nearly £900,000 a week.

On Mkhitaryan’s wages, it’s revealed that Roma agreed to pay all of his £180,000-a-week wages.

Moreover, it’s claimed Roma have an obligation to buy Mkhitaryan if he plays 25 matches for the Italians this season.

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