Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 19:23 GMT +3
[PHOTO: COURTESY]Danny Welbeck's season – and probably his career at Arsenal – is over, but the Gunners are afraid.
Welbeck prevailed in the first half against Sebastian Coates of Sporting Lisbon and landed awkwardly on Thursday night.
The England international was carried off on a stretcher after using oxygen on the court.
According to Mail Online, however, the damage is substantial and doctors are worried that Welbeck has suffered a fracture, dislocation and ligament injuries.
[PHOTO: COURTESY]If that proves correct, he will not play this season.
That would probably also mean the end of his career with Emirates with the former Manchester United striker in the summer. There are no plans for a new deal.
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Manager Unai Emery fears the worst and said after the game, "We believe it's a serious injury.
"Every injury is different, he broke his ankle a bit and it's a different injury than another.
"Now he's in the hospital and the news is in the moment we'll wait, but we believe this is a serious injury."
Defender Stephan Lichtsteiner has to retire after a thigh injury four weeks.