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Arsenal head coach Unai Emery on Danny Welbeck’s ‘serious’ injury

PUBLISHED: 23:25 08 November 2018

Danny Welbeck of Arsenal lies injured during the Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium. Picture by Martyn Haworth.
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Danny Welbeck of Arsenal lies injured during the Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium. Picture by Martyn Haworth. 07463250714 08/11/2018

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Downbeat Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been discussing the distressing injury to striker Danny Welbeck.

Danny Welbeck of Arsenal lies injured during the Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium. Picture by Martyn Haworth.
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08/11/2018Danny Welbeck of Arsenal lies injured during the Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium. Picture by Martyn Haworth. 07463250714 08/11/2018

Arsenal drew 0-0 against Sporting Lisbon in a scrappy Europa League match that will only be remembered for a serious injury to Danny Welbeck.

The 27-year-old required oxygen after falling badly on his ankle in the 25th minute.

Such was the distressing scene a number of his team-mates had to look away before the popular striker was carried off to applause from the whole of the shocked Emirates.

Speaking after the match which saw the Gunners qualify for the knock-out stages, a saddened Emery said: “He was working well and having a good match. When you play football it can happen. We don’t want that...it is a serious injury.

Danny Welbeck of Arsenal lies injured during the Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium. Picture by Martyn Haworth.
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08/11/2018Danny Welbeck of Arsenal lies injured during the Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium. Picture by Martyn Haworth. 07463250714 08/11/2018

“He break in the ankle something...He’s a very good person. He has a very big comittment with us. This injury is a very big injury for us and him.”

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