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15th Aug, 2016 | 8:32pm

Arsenal hit by shattering 25-year-old blow - report

By Alex Taylor

Aaron Ramsey will be out for a month with a hamsting injury he sustained in Arsenal’s 4-3 loss to Liverpool on Sunday, according to a report.

The Telegraph claim that the creative midfielder will be sidelined for up to four weeks and will certainly miss his side’s visit to last season’s Premier League champions Leicester next weekend as well as the clash against Watford.

The Wales international will also miss the first international break of the domestic campaign after being an integral part of the side that reached the European Championships semi-finals this summer.

The report says that the 25-year-old could be in contention to return for Arsenal’s home game against Southampton on 10 September.

Ramsey limped out of the thriller at Emirates Stadium on Sunday just after the hour mark, shortly after Alex Iwobi had also gone off with a thigh strain that is still being assessed.

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The former Cardiff City star joins a long list of absentees at the Emirates including Per Mertesacker, Gabriel, Danny Welbeck and Jack Wilshere.

However, it is believed that Laurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil will all be in contention for next week’s fixture against Leicester following their exertions at Euro 2016.

In other Arsenal team news, Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has been involved in a car crash, just hours after leaving the Emirates Stadium following the Gunners 4-3 loss to Liverpool.