Stephan Lichtsteiner pulls hamstring during Arsenal’s Europa League clash

first_img Latest Arsenal FC News 2 appointed Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REVEALED It’s been a dreadful night for Arsenal with regards to injuries during their Europa League clash with Sporting Lisbon.In the first-half, Danny Welbeck was forced off with a horrifying injury to his leg. The 34-year-old knew straight away his game was over 2 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ rookie error Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff BIG PRESENTS UP TOP What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas targets Welbeck was applauded off as the Emirates Stadium wished him well Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta gameday cracker The striker received treatment for several minutes on the pitch with Gunners and Sporting players offering words of comfort for the distressed Welbeck.And Unai Emery’s men were struck by another injury blow when Stephan Lichtsteiner pulled up with a hamstring injury on 70 minutes.The injury to the Switzerland international is not nearly as serious as Welbeck’s is expected to be, however.Lichtsteiner came off the pitch swiftly after pulling up, being replaced by youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles. LATEST Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? last_img read more