Some Premier League teams haven't played a league game since the first weekend of September.
LONDON (AP) — Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe has undergone surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his groin and will not play again before December, the club said Thursday. Discomfort in his groin has limited Smith Rowe's game time this season for Arsenal, which said he had a "significant setback" after a substitute appearance in the 3-1 loss at Manchester United on Sept. 4. He had an operation after discussions with consultants and Arsenal's medical team. “This successful surgery took place
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — When Xavi Hernández oversaw the remodeling of Barcelona’s squad this summer, the coach made sure he was so well covered at right-back that his club could afford to loan out United States defender Sergiño Dest to AC Milan. But after a spate of injuries that has decimated Barcelona over the international break, Xavi may have a huge hole in his defense ahead of Sunday’s game at Mallorca. Jules Koundé, Ronald Araújo and Héctor Bellerín, who have played at right back this seas