Europa League: Arsenal, Chelsea qualify for next round

Aubrey Yates
November 9, 2018

The England forward landed awkwardly as he challenged Bruno Gaspar for a header early in the first half, with his team-mates showing immediate concern for his plight.

Following the match, which finished scoreless, Unai Emery confirmed that the forward had been sent to the hospital.

He deservedly received a call up to Gareth Southgate's England squad this afternoon but after what looks like a serious injury against Sporting CP tonight, it looks like he will be out for a long spell.

"It's a very big injury for him, for us, for all people who like and love him as a person". Danny was working well and...

Welbeck collapsed in pain after a collision in the Sporting penalty area 25 minutes into the game at the Emirates and immediately waved for medical attention as he writhed on the ground. He is a very good person, his commitment to us is very big.

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Danny Welbeck scored the 77th-minute victor , which gave Arsenal sole possession of first place in Group E. The 27-year-old attempted to get on the end of a cross from the right, but fell awkwardly on his ankle.

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He's going to want to win it in his own way. "I want to win by doing it by myself". And with the downforce we have on the cars the corners are all a bit more easier.

Welbeck has always been Arsenal's go to man on Europa League nights, scoring five goals in his past 13 appearances in the competition, but he looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after landing on his ankle awkwardly.

Arsenal fans and spectators have also taken to social media as they reacted to the painful injury suffered by the Gunners' winger.

"Lichtsteiner is muscular", he added. "We will know [more] about his injury tomorrow".

The Gunners' tie was enough to send the team to the knockout stages of the competition, joining Premier League rivals Chelsea.

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