Alex Iwobi has posted a worrying update on snapchat following Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Sutton United.
Goals from Lucas Perez and Theo Walcott sent the Gunners into a quarter-final clash with Lincoln but the win may have come at a cost.
Iwobi was left hobbling after a heavy challenge but continued before being replaced by Alexis Sanchez in the second half and looks to have picked up a problem.
The news will be a blow for Arsene Wenger with Iwobi having made 33 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners this season.
Arsenal do however, have a short break until they are next in action as their clash with Southampton on Saturday has been postponed with the Saints set to face Manchester United in the EFL Cup final on Sunday.
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The Gunners next game is the trip to face Liverpool on Saturday 4 March before the return leg against Bayern Munich the following Tuesday.
While Iwobi’s injury is badly timed it could be good news for Lucas Perez who could be handed a chance to impress.
The forward’s agent has admitted he has grown frustrated at Arsenal with his lack of game time and is keen to leave.
Wenger admitted after the win over Sutton that Perez deserved more opportunities in the first team, although he still faces fierce competition with Arsenal well stocked in attack.