Kieran Gibbs is a doubt for Arsenal's Premier League clash with Reading on Saturday due to illness, days after he was pictured enjoying a yacht party in Dubai.
— Jaydon Gibbs (@Jaydon_P_Gibbs) March 23, 2013
Gibbs, not selected by England coach Roy Hodgson for the World Cup qualifiers in San Marino and Montenegro, was afforded a mini-break in the Gulf state during the international fixtures.
His brother Jaydon tweeted photographic proof of the full-back sunning it up on Saturday.
Manager Arsène Wenger confirmed Bacary Sagna and Lukas Podlski were available for the Royals' visit, but was uncertain about Gibbs fitness.
"Gibbs is sick and I don't know about him because we haven't seen him in three days," Wenger said at his Thursday press conference.
Despite a series of injury problems throughout his career, Gibbs has made 27 appearances for the Gunners this season, with his only goal a phenomenal volley past Swansea City in the FA Cup.
Whereas his injury previously summoned the calamitous Andre Santos, Wenger now has the dependable Spaniard Nacho Monreal to deputise after his January transfer window move from Málaga.