A message of support also came in from former Arsenal midfielder Santi Carzorla, who himself was the victim of a torrid run of injuries at the north London club before departing for Villarreal this summer.
Welbeck's teammates' reactions spoke volumes as he was attended to by physios on the pitch at the Emirates. "We think [they are] serious injuries".
"He has been taking to the hospital".
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, who was not included in the squad to face Sporting, tweeted during the match to wish his team-mate well.
What has Unai Emery said about Danny Welbeck's injury? His injury also affected the mentality of the players as they could see it was a big injury. It would have been frustrating as an Arsenal fan, however, I'm sure they'll realise just how good the opposition was.
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The move to replace the manager was precipitated by Danny Welbeck's victor in Arsenal's 1-0 win over Sporting in Portugal two weeks ago at a raucous Estadio Jose Alvalade.
Arsenal said in a statement that 27-year-old Welbeck would continue to be assessed. But I think the players were concentrated on the match and we forgot this injury the next minute on the pitch.
"He's been so unlucky with injuries over the past few years, but he's a good character and got a good set of lads around him so we'll lift him up and get him back as soon as we can". But when the match finishes, the first thing they did was ask for him. The likes of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Alex Iwobi and Danny Welbeck return as well.
"Structures within the ankle which could [be] injured [are] the medial, lateral, anterior & posterior ligaments, tibia, fibula & talus bones as well as chondral surfaces".