Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck speaks after injury.
By Samuel Moore.
Danny Welbeck, Arsenal forward player has spoken for the first time since his career-threatening injury during their Europa League clash with Sporting Lisbon.
The England international promised to return ‘stronger than ever before’ and thanked Arsenal fans for their support.
The player said this after undergoing two surgeries on his broken ankle.
Twitter showed support for him, Amongst the well-wishers, was former Manchester United and England captain Wayne Rooney, who commented on the post: “All the best mate. Speedy recovery.”
Meanwhile, Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno revealed that squad spoke to the striker via FaceTime in a team meeting ahead of Sunday’s clash with Wolves at the Emirates.
“We had a FaceTime session with him,” Leno said. “It was very good; we wanted to win for him. We all are sorry for him and hope he will have a good recovery and to see him on the pitch because he’s an important player for the team and also in the dressing room.
“I think this meeting was very motivating for us and for every player to play for Danny because everybody likes him.”
The 27-year-old forward landed awkwardly in the 30th minute in the draw with Sporting Lisbon and required oxygen before being stretchered off the field at the Emirates.