English Premiership

Welbeck injury not serious

2014-10-13 12:00
Danny Welbeck (Supplied)
Danny Welbeck (Supplied)
Cape Town - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will be breathing a sigh of relief after England boss Roy Hodgson confirmed that the injury suffered by Danny Welbeck against Estonia on Sunday was minor.

Welbeck was replaced in the 80th minute of the Three Lions' victory, and limped straight down the tunnel and into the changerooms, sparking fears that he had picked up a bad injury.

However, speaking after the match Hodgson calmed fears: "I think he just rolled it slightly, but the doctors are not concerned about it all."

Arsenal are currently battling with a lengthy injury list, with Laurent Koscielny, Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud, Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Debuchy, Yaya Sanogo and David Ospina all sidelined.


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