Arsenal's Danny Welbeck suffered 'significant' ankle injury against Sporting

Mae Harvey
November 10, 2018

His second opportunity saw the England global head straight at Renan Ribeiro, but the striker landed badly on his ankle and left the field on a stretcher. "A further update will be issued over the next 72 hours", the Arsenal update said.

Arsenal have been linked with Pepe before but Welbeck's injury may force their hand, though the 23-year-old previously insisted he would not leave Lille in the middle of the season - though he did welcome interest from the Gunners.

"Significant right ankle injury", said Arsenal.

"I think Danny was working well and was playing a good match".

Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal signals during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Arsenal and Sporting CP at Emirates Stadium on November 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

After losing their opening two matches of the season, Arsenal have won 12 and drawn three of their 15 games in all competitions since, including a run of 11 straight victories between August and October.

"Both sets of teams were mentally challenged and we were able to continue with the game, but like I said, we wish him all the best and we will keep on encouraging and motiving him to get back". The news is that we are going to wait, but we think it's a serious injury.

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named Premier League Player of the Month for October after scoring five goals in three appearances during the month in question.

"They have discipline but also talented players, like at Wolves".

Rob Holding: "I didn't see it because obviously I'm at the other end of the pitch so I didn't see exactly what he'd done. He can come back strong".

Asked what aspect of the game pleased him most, Sarri replied: "The result. It's getting to that boiling point and I don't think he was there tonight".

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