Date: 25th October 2023 at 4:51pm
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Arsenal secured a crucial win in the Champions League group stages on Tuesday, defeating Spanish side Sevilla 2-1. 

The Gunners had won their opening group game against PSV Eindhoven, before a shock loss against Lens made Tuesday’s game even more important.

Goals from Gabriel Martinelli and Gabriel Jesus earned Mikel Arteta’s side all three points, though, leaving the North London outfit top of Group B halfway through the stage.

It wasn’t all good news for Arteta, though, as goalscorer Jesus was forced off through injury late on in Andalusia.

Speaking after the match, the Spaniard admitted that he didn’t know how serious the Brazilian’s injury was.

“He felt something in his hamstring,” he said, as reported by 90min.

“Let’s see. He straight away asked to be subbed which is not good news because Gabi is not a player that does that at all so we will have to wait to see in the next few days.”

Jesus scored against Sevilla before being forced off with injury

Jesus’ injury will worry Arsenal fans, as the striker has already missed matches this season due to a knee problem.

The 26-year-old joined the Gunners from Manchester City last summer and made an impressive start to life in the capital, scoring five times in his first eight Premier League games.

He also suffered with injuries, though, missing around three months after suffering a knee problem midway through his debut season at the club.

So far this season the Brazil international has four times, taking his tally to 15 in 44 games across all competitions for his current club.

Over the summer Arsenal signed forward Kai Havertz from rivals Chelsea, but the German has primarily been deployed in a deeper, midfield role so far this season.

If Jesus is set for a spell on the sidelines, Arteta will most likely look to Eddie Nketiah to deputise in his absence.

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