Former Arsenal man believes it might be a ‘magnificent gesture’ after the striker suffered a suspected damaged ankle within the Europa League on Thursday night time
Former Arsenal star Perry Groves has urged the membership to assist Danny Welbeck by handing the participant a brand new contract after he suffered a stunning damage within the Europa League on Thursday night time.
The England striker is out of contract with the Gunners in the summertime, however he might now be out for the remainder of the season after struggling a suspected damaged ankle.
Welbeck left the pitch on a stretcher sporting a protecting boot and was rushed to hospital having landed awkwardly in the course of the Gunners’ Zero-Zero draw with Sporting Lisbon.
The consequence noticed Arsenal progress to the knock-out levels of the competitors, however the temper on the night time was tempered by Welbeck’s sickening damage.
Manager Unai Emery confirmed following the match the ahead’s drawback is ‘very serious’.
And ex-Gunner Groves believes it might be a ‘magnificent gesture’ if Arsenal provided Welbeck a one-year contract extension to make sure he undergoes his damage rehabilitation with the membership.
Speaking to talkSPORT host Jim White on Friday, the former winger mentioned: “I feel Arsenal should come out now and say they’re going to give him a contract extension.
“Danny Welbeck has suffered a horrendous damage, it appears like a suspected damaged ankle and he may very well be out for the remainder of the season, plus his contract is up as nicely.
“So I feel they should come out now and say you’re going to give him one other yr.
“It would simply take all of the uncertainly away and that will assist his rehab on the psychological aspect of it.
“He’s rich boy now, it’s nothing to do with that, however for his psychological well-being.
“I think it would be magnificent gesture from my old club if they offered him a new contract.”