Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard has 'worrying' injury that is persisting, according to manager

Arsenal midfielder Martin Odegaard celebrates after the Gunners' win over Manchester City in the Premier League in October 2023.
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Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard is nursing a troubling injury at the moment, according to his national team boss.

The Norwegian was rested against Sheffield United in the league last week before returning off the bench to score against West Ham United in the League Cup exit. In the weekend's defeat against Newcastle United, however, Odegaard was missing entirely, replaced by Kai Havertz.

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.