Arsenal's Welbeck taken to hospital with 'serious injury'

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  • Friday, 09 Nov 2018

Soccer Football - Europa League - Group Stage - Group E - Arsenal v Sporting CP - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - November 8, 2018 Arsenal's Danny Welbeck leaves the pitch on a stretcher after sustaining an injury REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck was taken to hospital after suffering a "serious injury" in their Europa League draw against Sporting on Thursday, the club's manager Unai Emery said.

Welbeck, who was earlier named in the England squad, jumped for a header in front of goal at the Emirates Stadium and rolled over in pain after landing awkwardly on his ankle.

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