Arsenal fans are fearing the worst after Shkodran Mustafi went down injured during Germany’s friendly against Finland.
The former Valencia defender had to receive treatment on his foot hen Mustafi went down under a challenge. The 24-year-old was accompanied off the pitch for treatment but did return to the action moments after. Germany went onto win the game by a 2-0 scoreline.
Arsenal fans quickly took to Twitter to vent their frustrations.
How serious is the Mustafi injury?
— m (@PaceOfBellerin) August 31, 2016
However, the Germany national teams official Twitter page teased Gunners fans about their latest signing’s return to the field of play soon after.
— Germany (@DFB_Team_EN) August 31, 2016
Mustafi joined Arsenal from Valencia for a £35 million transfer fee according to the BBC.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was keen to sign a defender after both Per Mertesacker and Gabriel picked up long-term injuries.
The Gunners take on Southampton on September 10 before travelling to Paris Saint-Germain for their opening Champions League game of the season three days later with Mustafi likely to be thrown straight into the Gunners starting line-up for both outings.
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