Arsenal were dealt a major blow in their Premier League clash against Leicester City on Sunday, as they were forced to play the majority of the match without their star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The Gabon international was forced off the pitch in the 20th minute after suffering a hamstring injury, leaving the Gunners to play the remaining 70 minutes without their talismanic forward.
The injury could not have come at a worse time for Arsenal, who are already without the services of Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah due to injury.
The loss of Aubameyang leaves Arsenal with a major void in attack, as the 30-year-old has been in fine form this season, scoring 14 goals in all competitions.
The Gunners have struggled for goals in recent weeks, and the loss of Aubameyang will only add to their woes.
The injury also comes at a time when Arsenal are fighting for a place in the top four of the Premier League, and the loss of their star striker could prove to be a major blow to their chances of qualifying for the Champions League.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will now have to find a way to replace Aubameyang’s goals and influence in attack, and it remains to be seen how the Gunners will cope without their star striker.
The injury is a major setback for Arsenal, and it remains to be seen how long Aubameyang will be out for.
The Gunners will be hoping that the injury is not too serious, and that Aubameyang can make a swift return to action.
Until then, Arsenal will have to make do without their star striker, and it remains to be seen how they will cope without him.