UEL: Super Eagles star Iwobi reacts to Welbeck injury

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/11/2018

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has reacted to Danny Welbeck injuring he sustained during the goalless draw with Sporting CP in the Europa League on Thursday night at Emirate Stadium.

The 27-year-old England international was stretchered off in agony after half an hour, was given oxygen on the pitch before he was rushed to the hospital.

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Iwobi was gutted that Welbeck faces another spell on the sidelines and has wished the attacker a swift recovery.

Iwobi told the that: ''It’s very challenging mentally, but sometimes it comes in the game and there’s been a lot of injuries, and unfortunately for Danny, he’s had a few so we’re going to wish him the best.

''Both sets of teams were mentally challenged and we were able to continue with the game, but like I said, we wish him all the best and we will keep on encouraging and motivating him to get back. ''

Gunners have qualified for the knockout stage of the Europa League despite the goalless draw as Iwobi and his teammate gear up for Sunday Premier League clash with Wolves.