ARSENE WENGER has given updates on injuries to both Danny Welbeck and Laurent Koscielny.
Welbeck’s injury woes continued in Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat to Watford yesterday.
The 26-year-old was making his first appearance after recovering from a hip injury but was forced off the pitch just after the hour mark.
He has played just 42 competitive games since the end of the 2014/15 season after missing a large chunk of last year due to a knee cartilage injury.
And he could be set for another setback with Wenger confirmed Welbeck suffered a hamstring injury against Watford.
“I don’t really know because everybody is shocked in the dressing room [about the result]. It looks a muscular problem.”
Koscielny was also unable to finish the full 90 minutes on his first return to the side since Arsenal’s 2-0 win over West Brom more than two weeks ago.
Danny Welbeck hobbled off clutching his hamstring
Laurent Koscielny was also unable to finish the full 90 minutes against Watford
However, Wenger admitted after the game that the centre-back also picked up a problem in the game against Watford.
“Koscielny is a muscular problem as well,” Wenger added.