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Damage to Arsenal man’s ankle described as ‘vital’ as he remains in hospital

Long spell out

The 27-year-old continues to be assessed, with the Gunners set to present an extra replace on his situation in the approaching days

Arsenal ahead Danny Welbeck faces a prolonged spell on the sideline due to the harm suffered towards Sporting Lisbon.

Welbeck was carried off on a stretcher in the primary half of the Europa League draw and the Premier League aspect described his ankle harm as “significant.”

The 27-year-old continues to be assessed, with the Gunners set to present an extra replace on his situation in the approaching days.

“Danny remains in hospital and will continue to be assessed,” the membership posted on arsenal.com on Friday afternoon.

“A further update will be issued over the next 72 hours.”

The referee hurries on the medical staff as the severity of Welbeck’s injury is quickly established

The referee hurries on the medical employees as the severity of Welbeck’s harm is rapidly established

Welbeck has endured a wretched harm report throughout his profession with knee points costing him months on the sideline.

His newest setback comes after he landed badly on his proper ankle having jumped for a header in the 25th minute of the Group E encounter on the Emirates Stadium.

The 27-year-old acquired oxygen on the pitch and had his leg in a protecting brace as he was taken off.

Gunners head coach Unai Emery admitted after the goalless draw – which assured Arsenal’s qualification for the knockout phases – that Welbeck’s harm weighed heavy on his gamers.

Team-mate Rob Holding has backed Welbeck to make one other comeback and insists the Arsenal gamers will rally round their colleague.

“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 stated.

“But Danny is a tricky lad so if he’s on the ground, I do know its one thing severe and he’s gone off to hospital now and we’ll see what occurs.

“He’s been so unfortunate with accidents over the previous few years however he’s character and obtained set of lads round him so we’ll raise him up and get him again as quickly as we are able to.

“He can come back strong.”


Arsenal cult hero, Perry Groves, instructed talkSPORT the membership ought to supply Welbeck a brand new one 12 months contract.

“It would just take all the uncertainly away and that would help his rehab on the mental side of it,” he stated in reference to the very fact his present deal is up subsequent summer time.

“He’s a 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.”

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