Arsenal’s women lost 1-0 to Bayern Munich in the Emirates Cup on Sunday but it was another serious injury to Danielle Carter that will cause Joe Montemurro the most concern.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Danielle Carter of Arsenal is tackled by Kathrine Hendrich of Bayern Munich of Bayern Munich during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal Women and FC Bayern Munich Women at Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 28: Danielle Carter of Arsenal is tackled by Kathrine Hendrich of Bayern Munich of Bayern Munich during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal Women and FC Bayern Munich Women at Emirates Stadium on July 28, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Carter, making her first start since rupturing her left ACL last May seemed to suffer a serious injury to her right knee. She was stretchered off, in tears, as she hauled on oxygen to try to dim what was obviously significant pain.

https://twitter.com/BayernFeminino/status/1155466956872519682

The injury confirmation, when it inevitably comes, will be another cruel blow to the 26-year-old forward who spoke about how hard the recovery was last time.

https://twitter.com/DanielleCarter/status/1106327361367228416

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