Carlo Ancelotti reacts as Napoli suffer triple injury blow ahead of Arsenal Europa League clash

first_img Comment Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Video Settings Read More / Advertisement by Metro Read More Top articles SPONSORED PLAY Skip Read More Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Read More Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Coming Next 1 min. story Full Screen Metro Sport ReporterFriday 15 Mar 2019 4:02 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.1kShares About Connatix V67539 Carlo Ancelotti succeeded Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri as Napoli manager in the summer (Picture: Getty)Napoli have suffered a triple injury blow ahead of their Europa League quarter final with Arsenal.Star forward Lorenzo Insigne, former Tottenham defender Vlad Chiriches and Guinea international Amadou Diawara have all been ruled out of action for three weeks.The trio will almost certainly miss Napoli’s next four Serie A matches and face a race against time to regain fitness ahead of the first leg against Unai Emery’s side at Emirates Stadium on April 11.Napoli booked their place in the last eight, despite a 3-1 second leg defeat against RB Salzburg, progressing 4-3 on aggregate Arkadiusz Milik’s decisive away goal.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT 1/1 Skip Ad More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityReacting to facing Arsenal, Ancelotti said: ‘[The draw against Arsenal is] a difficult but very fascinating challenge for us, for the club and for our fans.’Goalkeeper David Ospina, currently on loan from Arsenal, meanwhile, will be eligible to play against his parent club although Ancelotti has selected current No.2 Alex Meret in the last two rounds.Arsenal overcame a first leg deficit against Rennes on Thursday night, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring twice in a 3-0 win. The Gunners were also forced to come from behind in the previous round against BATE Borisov and wing-back Sead Kolasinac admits his side cannot afford to play catch up against more established competition. Lorenzo Insigne is a doubt for the first leg against Arsenal in April (Picture: Getty) Emery ‘excited’ by prospect of winning Europa League with ArsenalTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 9:11FullscreenEmery ‘excited’ by prospect of winning Europa League with Arsenalhttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-excited-prospect-winning-europa-league-arsenal-1883506/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘It’s always very difficult when you lose the first game,’ the 25-year-old stated post-match.‘We are aware of that, it’s not something we want to do of course. It is something we are going to work on in the next round. Of course, the key will be to start better than we have in these last two ties.‘We didn’t put ourselves in a good position at the end of that first leg. Having said that, I think that away goal was crucial for us.‘It was difficult for us because we had to play with 10 men for about 50 minutes of that first game as well. We made it difficult, but we knew how strong we are at home and we deservedly went through tonight.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Carlo Ancelotti reacts as Napoli suffer triple injury blow ahead of Arsenal Europa League clash Advertisementlast_img read more

NBA 2019-20 Milwaukee Bucks profile: Roster and season schedule

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