Arsene Wenger has insisted that
Looks like a serious injury for Laurent Koscielny. What a shame in a big game like this and just 6 weeks before the World Cup.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) May 3, 2018
Confirmed torn Achilles for #Koscielny. 6 months expected recovery time...poor guy— Jake Humphrey (@mrjakehumphrey) May 3, 2018
"You can always hope that the scan will say something different, but the first signs aren't very good," the Frenchman told Sky Sports.
Of course, with this summer's World Cup just over a month away, many players are attempting to impress their respective national boss' for a seat on the plane to Russia.
However, Wenger insisted that should the tests on
Laurent Koscielny on crutches and with a protective boot as he leaves the stadium. pic.twitter.com/aV3lFIMNow— James Olley (@JamesOlley) May 3, 2018
"That depends on the scan," the Arsenal boss added when asked about the possibility of his captain making the World Cup.