Jurrien Timber set to play for Arsenal for the first time since August

On August 12, 2023, Jurrien Timber of Arsenal is set to play in a Premier League 2 game for the under-21 side against Blackburn Rovers. The 21-year-old Dutch defender has been out of action since sustaining a severe knee ligament injury during his Premier League debut against Nottingham Forest last August. However, Timber has been making progress in his rehabilitation, rejoining team training and now advancing to match play as part of his recovery. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has expressed anticipation for Timber’s return, stating that the player will feature in a game with the under-21s to assess his readiness.

Arteta is confident in Timber’s potential, believing he will be a key player for Arsenal in the long term. Fans are eager to see if Timber can fulfill his potential and become a versatile asset for the team. There is hope that the £40m player could feature before the summer, marking a significant step in his recovery.

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