Arsenal have confirmed Danny Welbeck has undergone a successful planned second operation on his injured ankle.
Arsenal booked their place in the Europa League knockout stages after a 0-0 draw with 10-man Sporting CP that was marred by an injury to Danny Welbeck.
Eden Hazard will play at most 50 minutes of Chelsea’s Europa League match at BATE, but Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas have not travelled with the squad.
Maurizio Sarri said there is no room for Ruben Loftus-Cheek in his Chelsea team, despite the midfielder scoring a hat-trick in a match-winning performance against BATE.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek provided a timely reminder of his quality with a fine hat-trick in just his second start of the season as Chelsea sealed a comprehensive 3-1 win over Bate in the Europa League.
Danny Welbeck scored a second-half winner to give Arsenal a 1-0 victory away to Sporting CP in the Europa League on Thursday.
Juan Mata is gearing up for Manchester United’s tough fixture list, which includes games against Chelsea, Juventus and Manchester City.
Alvaro Morata’s emotional response to scoring his first Chelsea goal since the middle of August was welcomed by Maurizio Sarri.
Alvaro Morata ended his goal drought to earn Chelsea a 1-0 home win against Vidi in the Europa League.
Emile Smith Rowe and Matteo Guendouzi scored their first competitive Arsenal goals as the Gunners resisted heavy pressure and claimed a 3-0 win at Qarabag in the Europa League.