Danny Welbeck reportedly injured his arm in the warm up ahead of the game against Bayern Munich and was been replaced in the starting lineup by Olivier Giroud, however he was ill.
Welbeck injured in the warm up. Giroud starting.
— Andy Ha (@_AndyHa) March 7, 2017
No injury, no tweak, just ill at the wrong moment. Devastated I couldn't play tonight.
— Danny Welbeck (@DannyWelbeck) March 7, 2017
Just been told Arsenal will have to have a six man bench.
— Adrian Clarke (@adrianjclarke) March 7, 2017
The news was a massive blow for the tactics Arsenal would have worked on, relying on pace. That being said, Wenger had the chance of turning to Lucas whom most fans wanted to see and he didn’t. And after the first half, it seemed a good choice.