Mikel Arteta has insisted he will not put a timeframe connected Gabriel Jesus' imaginable return day from injury.
The Brazilian guardant - who missed nan first 3 crippled of nan play pinch a knee problem - limped off during Arsenal's 2-1 triumph complete Sevilla successful nan Champions League past Tuesday.
The Brazilian felt a tweak successful his hamstring astatine nan Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium after he had scored and provided a superb assistance for compatriot Gabriel Martinelli.
Subsequent scans ruled him retired of the weekend's 5-0 triumph complete Sheffield United and he is besides group to miss Wednesday's Carabao Cup conflict against West Ham, but Arteta refused to put a timeline connected his return aft antecedently 'getting it wholly wrong'.
'With him [Jesus], I’m honestly not going to springiness [a timeframe],' nan Gunners leader told his pre-match property convention up of nan crippled against the Hammers astatine nan London Stadium.
Mikel Arteta has refused to put a timeline connected Gabriel Jesus' imaginable return day from injury
Jesus limped disconnected pinch a hamstring problem during nan Gunners' triumph complete Sevilla past week
'I did it erstwhile and sewage it wholly wrong. We request to beryllium cautious because we request to dainty it successful nan correct way.
'He’s already pushing everybody and wants to beryllium backmost arsenic quickly arsenic possible, and we request him, truthful that’s great.'
The wounded comes astatine a sadistic clip for Jesus aft he had conscionable begun to prime up immoderate form.
He has netted 3 times successful Arsenal's 3 Champions League group games truthful far, while besides adding different extremity successful nan Premier League.
After picking up nan wounded against Sevilla, Jesus had hinted that he wouldn't beryllium absent for immoderate peculiar magnitude of clip arsenic he said: 'I felt something. Let’s see. I did immoderate tests pinch nan physio. It looks not that large (an issue) but let’s see.
‘I will person a scan. Let’s spot really it is, but I americium beautiful judge it will beryllium nothing.’
Jesus said he didn't expect nan wounded to beryllium 'that large of an issue' but was absent astatine nan weekend
Arteta added Martin Odegaard would beryllium disposable aft he was rested against Sheffield United
Elsewhere, Arteta besides confirmed Martin Odegaard would beryllium backmost disposable aft he was rested against nan Blades astatine nan weekend, but explained really he would proceed to show nan Norwegian midfielder's fitness.
He added: 'We rested him nan different day, truthful it’s really agelong we remainder him for and really we negociate nan minutes and nan hit that he needs to beryllium astatine his best.'
However, nan Spaniard revealed Thomas Partey would beryllium retired for respective weeks pinch a muscular injury.
Tonight's conflict sees Declan Rice return to his erstwhile nine for nan first clip since his £105m summertime move to nan Emirates Stadium as some sides look to scope nan Carabao Cup quarter-finals.
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