Breaking: Jurien Timber set for return after eight months on the sidelines

Arsenal dutch defender Jurien Timber is traveling with the U21 squad to Blackburn and will be in line to feature as confirmed by Arteta on the Arsenal website.

Timber ruptured his ACL in the opening weekend of the season in Arsenal 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest at the Emirate with Eddie Nketiah and Bukayo the scorers on the day.

What does this mean for Arsenal?

Jurien Timber getting minutes will be a big relief to Arsenal fans as it will be a huge step in his rehabilitation process and boost Arsenal chances for the EPL trophy they last won in 2004 as Arteta hope to have him back in the squad for the crucial run in.

on if Timber could be involved against Spurs on Sunday: The Arsenal boss has this to say
“That’s a quick step. Let’s see how he feels today. He’s been training really good. He looks ready. He needs that exposure and after that, we’ll assess whether that game comes at the right time or too fast. We’ll try to get him with us for the final games”.

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