Arsenal have reportedly identified a replacement for Danny Welbeck after the Englishman sustained a potentially serious injury (via Sport Witness).
It was a major blow for Arsenal to lose Danny Welbeck to what looks like a serious injury.
The Englishman lasted just thirty minutes of the 0-0 draw with Sporting CP on Thursday evening, leaving the field on a stretcher.
It leaves Arsenal a little short up front with just Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah as the only first-team striking options.
With that in mind, reports in Italy have suggested that the Gunners may have identified a potential replacement for Welbeck.
Calciomercato has claimed the Gunners could make a move for AS Roma’s Patrik Schick, the 22-year-old striker who has made 12 appearances for the Czech Republic.
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Arsenal have been linked with Patrik Shick in the past and the injury to Danny Welbeck must have fuelled these rumours. Shick seems like a decent prospect but hasn’t quite progressed in the last few years as many had expected him to.