Arsenal news LIVE: Gunners eye Villarreal star Alex Baena, Kieran Tierney injury BLOW, WSL North London derby reaction

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Kieran Tierney was substituted off in the first half for Scotland in their match against the Republic of Ireland.

The left-back has suffered a suspected head injury in a nasty collision with Troy Parrot.

It’s a worry for the Gunners – with a North London derby on the way next weekend.

In good news, Martin Odegaard started for Norway on Saturday night in their Nations League match against Slovenia.

It’s a clear sign, that after missing recently for Gunners, he is now over his injury issues.

After having to sit out the game against Brentford, it appears he could be fit for Spurs this weekend.

Real Madrid ace Federico Valverde could have joined Arsenal, the Uruguayan star has revealed.

The midfielder said “hands were shook” on a bargain £2.6million deal, before he became a star in LaLiga.

The Gunners had reportedly reached a verbal agreement with the player in 2014, reports AS.

However, after the South American Under 17 Championships – where Valverde excelled – Arsenal were gazumped by Real Madrid who agreed to pay Penarol £4.5million.

Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Rennes midfielder Lovro Majer after scouting him in action for Croatia in their 2-1 win against Denmark.

The 24-year-old has been earning rave reviews in France since joining the Ligue 1 outfit from Dinamo Zagreb last year.

He chipped in with six goals and nine assists in his first season with Bruno Genesio’s side.

And he has maintained his impressive form this campaign having scored once and provided two assists from eight games in all competitions.

His dazzling displays have seen him compared to Luka Modric due to his playmaking abilities and box-to-box prowess.

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