Welbeck injury may force Arsenal to spend in January, says Gunners chief

first_img Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Welbeck had scored five goals this season for Arsenal before his injury 3 But Sanllehi has not ruled out a dip into the transfer market when the window reopens in January.“That is absolutely something unplanned,” he said of Welbeck’s injury.“Yes, that makes you consider things. I am not saying that’s a green light to go to the market but we have good players in the house also that may get further opportunities like Eddie Nketiah for example.“We need to see. We are in November so it’s a good time to start analysing what options we have in the market. We are not closing the door but it’s still not the preferred one.“The plans were made in the summer. We are happy with how things are going. We are always going to strive to be the best team we can be. Welbeck underwent two operations after suffering a broken ankle in a recent Europa League clash with Sporting Lisbon.The 27-year-old had featured prominently in manager Unai Emery’s cup side and was often used as a substitute in the Premier League.But Welbeck’s latest in a long line of injury setbacks could spell the end of his stay at the Emirates Stadium, as he is out of contract in the summer.Emery said in the aftermath of the injury that he would give 19-year-old forward Eddie Nketiah a chance to fill the void left by Welbeck. scrap While he could have played his last game for Arsenal, Sanllehi said he will be offered the full backing of the club to overcome his ankle issue.“Danny knows that he will get all the support that he needs from Arsenal to make the perfect rehabilitation of his injury,” added Sanllehi.“We are very sad for Danny and he knows he has all the support from the club.” Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Raul Sanllehi, pictured above, centre Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos Most Read In Football latest Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT PAYBACK The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions 3center_img Danny Welbeck is likely to be out for the rest of the season after suffering a broken ankle revealed Danny Welbeck’s injury blow could force Arsenal to sign a new striker in the January transfer window, according to head of football Raul Sanllehi.But he insists the England international will get “all the support” he needs to make a successful comeback. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade BEST OF RANKED 3 LATEST “If there is a very good opportunity, we are definitely going to consider (it), we will see. Danny Welbeck’s injury alters, in a way, the views.”The former Manchester United man has missed plenty of football since moving to north London in 2014, most notably through two major knee injuries. whoops gameday cracker tense ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Mane Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? last_img read more