Welbeck out for 9 months
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck will be out for around nine months after undergoing knee surgery, the club announced on Wednesday, ending his hopes of playing for England at Euro 2016.
The 25-year-old forward damaged cartilage in his right knee during a challenge with Bacary Sagna in Arsenal's 2-2 draw at Manchester City on Sunday.
He had previously spent 10 months on the sidelines after injuring his left knee, making his return to action in February.
"Danny Welbeck has had surgery to his right knee," Arsenal said in a statement on their website. "Specialists determined surgery was required after scans and tests revealed significant cartilage damage.
"Danny will miss the Euro 2016 Championship in the summer and his full recovery is expected to take approximately nine months.