Unai Emery admitted the injury suffered by Danny Welbeck during Arsenal’s goalless draw with Sporting Lisbon had an adverse effect on his players.
Arsenal qualified for the knockout stages of the Europa League with a goalless draw at home to 10-man Sporting Lisbon in a game overshadowed by a potentially serious ankle injury to England forward Danny Welbeck.
Ryan Gauld is one of the most exciting young talents to emerge from Scotland in recent years but even he admits he has work to do to reach the standard expected in Portugal.
Ryan Gauld's career developed one stage further last night as the youngster made his league debut for Sporting Lisbon.
Ryan Gauld netted a sensational volley as he registered his second goal in the colours of Sporting Lisbon on Sunday.
In this week's Scots abroad feature we take a look at the latest youngster to make the break into Gordon Strachan's Scotland squad.