Football Features

Arsenal injury news: Is Granit Xhaka ahead of schedule?

By Dr Rajpal Brar

Published: 20:05, 28 November 2021 | Updated: 16:11, 15 September 2022

Arsenal central midfielder Granit Xhaka suffered a significant right knee injury in the closing moments of their 3-1 dominant North London Derby win over Tottenham.

He continues in his recovery which includes a recent return to the pitch. In the above video, Dr Rajpal Brar, DPT explains what that return to the pitch means for Xhaka’s rehab and if he’s potentially ahead of schedule.

Dr. Rajpal Brar, DPT, (@3cbperformance) is a physiotherapist, movement expert, fitness trainer, sports scientist and mindfulness coach. He runs the LA and online based physiotherapy and athletic performance clinic 3CB Performance, is an avid Gooner since 1995, and you can subscribe to his Youtube channel (which posts a variety of Gunners’ related content).


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