Gunners left short at the back thanks to Frenchman’s injury.
Arsenal have been left with a defensive shortage after it emerged that full-back Mathieu Debuchy suffered a badly sprained ankle in the 2-2 draw against Premier League champions Manchester City, the Metro reports.
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The defender fell awkwardly late on in the second half and appeared to land badly on his ankle, as it buckled beneath him as he landed.
He was stretchered off and taken to hospital after being given oxygen in the tunnel, and while there are no broken bones, the early reports say he has suffered a nasty sprain.
The news will come as a blow for Arsene Wenger, who is now short on defenders after letting Thomas Vermaelen leave for Barcelona during the summer transfer window.
And with a tough Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund coming up, Wenger now has just five players to cover four spots at the back – and three of them are left-backs.
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