Arsenal: Alexis Sanchez to miss derby against Tottenham

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez has the most assists for Arsenal in the Premier League with seven

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will miss the Gunners' Premier League trip to local rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday with a hamstring problem.

The Chile international, 26, has scored 18 in all competitions since his £35m summer arrival from Barcelona.

"He is not far away, the Leicester game on Tuesday is a possibility," boss Arsene Wenger told Arsenal's website.external-link

Striker Danny Welbeck has recovered from a thigh injury and will feature for the first time since 28 December.

Fifth-placed Arsenal will also have to make do without midfielders Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who are both yet to return to full training following injury lay-offs.

Tottenham are one place and two points below their rivals in the table.

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