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Massive Boost For Arsenal As Xabi Alonso struck by knee injury ahead of Arsenal clash – report

Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso limped off from a training session with a knee injury just days before colliding with Arsenal in the last-16 of the Champions League.

The two-time winner of the competition, Alonso, was down after colliding with teammate Javi Martinez and had to be carried off the pitch by a cart, according to Daily Mail via Squawka News.

The 35-year-old has been a huge part of Carlo Ancelotti's setup since his move to the Allianz Arena so his potential absence will be a significant blow to the Bundesliga giants.

It has also been revealed that the German club are already without the injured Frank Ribery and Jerome Boateng as the selections problems still persist to mount for Ancelotti.

Following a back-to-back defeats, a brace from Alexis Sanchez shows Arsenal are set to visit the Alliaz Arena on the back of a victory that has all but ended their Premier League title challenge for this season.

Meanwhile, Munich have been in extremely impressive form since returning from their winter break, winning four of their last five games across all competitions and did put five past the Gunners in the group phase last season.

Wenger’s men travel to Germany tomorrow ahead of Wednesday night’s clash at the Allianz Arena, with the reverse fixture to be played at the Emirates on March 7.

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