Tuesday Kickoff: Oxlade-Chamberlain, De Bruyne injuries and more

Tuesday Kickoff: Oxlade-Chamberlain, De Bruyne injuries and more

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Tuesday Kickoff: Oxlade-Chamberlain, De Bruyne injuries and more

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A new month begins with many midweek games, but some star players will have to sit out due to injuries.

Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger said Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss six-to-eight weeks of play, but he will not have to undergo surgery on his knee injury. (REPORT)

Kevin De Bruyne hopes to return to training for Manchester City in five weeks. (REPORT)

While Luka Modric may miss Real Madrid’s next game against Valencia on Wednesday after not training with his teammates on Tuesday, Gareth Bale returned to Real Madrid’s training. (REPORT)

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne was robbed at gunpoint in Naples. (REPORT)

Argentine giant Boca Juniors is reportedly planning discussions with former Chile manager Jorge Sampaoli about its head coaching vacancy. (REPORT)

James Rodriguez and Isco are reportedly on the hot seat at Real Madrid, and they could be sold in the summer if their performances don’t improve. (REPORT)

MONDAY REWIND

U.S. Soccer revealed its new crest. (REPORT)

The Copa America Centenario start times for each game were announced. (REPORT)

Columbus Crew midfielder Rodrigo Saravia dreamed of playing in MLS and for the Guatemalan national team as a kid, and he has realized both of those goals to start 2016. (REPORT)

Ignacio Piatti is hoping to contribute more for the Montreal Impact working out wide on the left this season. (REPORT)

SBI’s editorial staff named Marcus Rashford Player of the Week, French club Lyon Team of the Week and more. (REPORT)

What do you think of Oxlade-Chamberlain’s injury? Think De Bruyne will return for Man City before the end of March?

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