Granit Xhaka has limped out of training while away with the Swiss national team with a suspected knee injury.
It’s the sort of thing every club football fan dreads during the international summer break with injuries common amongst players.
The lack of summer break and intense nature of World Cup football often takes its toll on players and one key Arsenal star has suffered.
Foot: lors de l'entraînement du soir de la Suisse, Granit Xhaka s'est blessé. Le milieu emmené à l'hôpital #RTSsport
— RTS Sport (@RTSsport) May 31, 2018
Granit Xhaka has been rushed to hospital after picking up an injury while with the Swiss national team.
Xhaka went down clutching his knee and training was instantly stopped but, fortunately, a stretched was not required.
- [Team news] Arsenal v Rapid Vienna line up – Arteta to rotate as fans return
- Two signings set in January as Arsenal give Arteta ‘vote of confidence’
- Norwich star says it ‘depends’ on club if Arsenal can sign him
The 25-year-old hasn’t picked up a single injury at Arsenal since his 2016 move from Borussia Monchengladbach but that seems to have changed since the end of the Premier League season.
It’s a worrying thing to hear from Switzerland and we can only wait and see the extent of the injury. Granit Xhaka did walk off the pitch and is not a player who is prone to injury which does play in Arsenal’s favour. Let’s hope the test results are positive.