As if Arsenal's 2-0 Champions League loss at the hands of Borussia Dortmund wasn't bad enough, Tuesday's match could leave an even worse taste in the mouth.
As reported by the Daily Telegraph's Henry Winter, Arsene Wenger confirmed star midfielder Jack Wilshere turned his ankle:
Wenger: “Jack Wilshere has turned his ankle”. No indication whether serious. #afc— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) September 16, 2014
The England international completed the 90 minutes, indicating there shouldn't be any damage to the ligaments. Wenger did believe the injury to be significant enough to mention in his post-match conference, however, and his availability for Saturday's match against Aston Villa is now a question mark.
While it appears unlikely the 22-year-old will be out for an extended period, Arsenal can ill afford injuries as the Premier League season starts to heat up. If Wilshere misses time and has to work to regain form, he could still struggle when the Gunners play Tottenham and Chelsea in a couple of weeks.
Standard Online provides the latest on Jack Wilshere's injury:
Wenger also revealed his fears about a possible injury to Jack Wilshere.
The Arsenal boss said: “It’s difficult to say how bad it is. I’m a bit cautious because of his history. Normally it’s not too bad.”
Aaron Ramsey, substituted after an hour, was compelled to tweet an apology to Arsenal’s supporters, and wrote: “That wasn't good enough tonight, sorry to all the fans and thank you for your support.
This isn't even an interesting story. I just thought I could give us some space to make the least convincing shocked faces over the fact that someone was injured in this matchup :|