Arsenal have confirmed Danny Welbeck has undergone a successful planned second operation on his injured ankle.

Benjamin Mendy has left the France squad after being diagnosed with a knee injury, while Alexandre Lacazette has also been replaced.

The French Football Federation (FFF) confirmed on Monday that Arsenal striker Lacazette has withdrawn after a consultation between national team doctor Franck Le Gall and Gunners medical staff.

The 27-year-old had only been officially added to the France squad on Monday, after Manchester United's Anthony Martial pulled out with a groin problem.

The FFF did not specify the injury to Lacazette, who has been replaced in the squad by Alassane Plea.

However, they did confirm that Manchester City full-back Mendy has suffered "a sprained left knee and a meniscal injury" and will return to his club for treatment.

Lyon defender Ferland Mendy has replaced his namesake in Didier Deschamps' set-up.

France face Netherlands in the Nations League on Friday before a friendly match with Uruguay four days later.

Wolves coach Nuno Espirito Santo was left beaming with pride at his team's performance after they claimed a 1-1 draw away to Arsenal on Sunday.

Ivan Cavaleiro put Wolves ahead in the 13th minute as he turned in Raul Jimenez's low cross, and for long stretches of the match they looked good value for the lead.

Rui Patricio in the Wolves goal did not have a huge amount to do, though he was helpless to deny Henrikh Mkhitaryan's curling late equaliser.

Nevertheless, Wolves continued to look a threat even after the leveller and struck the crossbar through Morgan Gibbs-White, while Adama Traore was denied by Bernd Leno.

But Nuno had only positive words to say about the promoted side at full-time.

"Coming to the Emirates and playing the way we played, I feel we should be proud," the former Valencia coach told reporters.

"It's a good point, but of course we could have won. We were organised, solid and brave to put our barriers in front of the ball.

"We stay humble, we came from the Championship and don't take our feet off the ground. Arsenal were not able to play the way they usually do so credit to the boys, they always covered and helped each other.

"When we had the ball we were threatening and created chances. The way we managed possession and created so many chances, against a very good team in a difficult stadium, is a credit to our players.

"It was an improvement from last Saturday, so let's work hard over the internationals and try to do better."

Leno played a key role for Arsenal and without him the Gunners arguably could have suffered a comprehensive defeat, and coach Unai Emery took note of the German's display.

He said: "We knew that today we needed the goalkeeper with his performance, because when we are taking risks in our attacking moments, and to give them a transition and options in the transitional moments, we would need the goalkeeper. I thought his performance was good for us."

Danny Welbeck has broken his ankle and undergone surgery, Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has confirmed.

Danny Welbeck has broken his ankle and has undergone surgery on the injury, Arsenal head coach Unai Emery confirmed.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a fortunate late equaliser to earn a 1-1 Premier League draw at home to Wolves, extending Arsenal's unbeaten run under Unai Emery to 16 matches.

The culture at Arsenal has changed since Unai Emery replaced Arsene Wenger as manager, according to Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has become the first Arsenal player in more than three years to win the Premier League Player of the Month award. 

Danny Welbeck suffered a "significant right ankle injury" during the goalless Europa League draw with Sporting CP on Thursday, Arsenal have confirmed.

England international Welbeck received oxygen on the pitch and was taken straight to hospital after landing awkwardly following a header during the first half at Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners are yet to confirm the exact nature of the issue, although it appears the forward is set to miss several months.

An Arsenal statement read: "Danny remains in hospital and will continue to be assessed. A further update will be issued over the next 72 hours."

The injury casts Welbeck's club future into further doubt, with the 27-year-old out of contract at the end of the season.

Gareth Southgate admires Reiss Nelson but has cautioned the teenager against thinking he is automatically next in line for an England call-up.

Tiago Fernandes praised Sporting CP's discipline as they claimed a rare Europa League clean sheet away from home against Arsenal to put them within touching distance of the knockout stage.

Danny Welbeck was taken straight to hospital after suffering an ankle injury during Arsenal's goalless Europa League draw with Sporting CP, head coach Unai Emery has confirmed.

Arsenal booked their place in the Europa League knockout stages after a 0-0 draw with 10-man Sporting CP that was marred by an injury to Danny Welbeck.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is convinced that Reiss Nelson will return to the club a better player after his loan spell with Hoffenheim.

Laurent Koscielny is close to handing Arsenal a defensive boost after missing the first three months of the 2018-19 campaign.

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