He was taken off the field in the 34th minute of the match, marking the second time in two matches that he had suffered a knock.
Things didn’t go well for the England winger either, who winced in pain when the physio team arrived on the pitch to treat him.
He left the field early in Arsenal’s 4-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday but returned to training on Monday in a huge boost for Mikel Arteta’s side with a monumental match against Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium this weekend .
The 22-year-old had provided the assist to set up Gabriel Jesus, who also returned to training on Monday, for Arsenal’s opening match against the Ligue 1 side.
Bukayo Saka (pictured) suffered another injury during Arsenal’s Champions League match against Lens It is the second injury he has suffered in two matches as Arsenal play Manchester City on Sunday Mikel Arteta (a left) hope that his injury is not?
major, with Saka crucial for the Gunners this seasonLens pulled off another steal through Adrien Thomasson, before Elye Wahi slotted the ball home past David Raya to give the hosts a 2-1 lead.
But once again, his fitness is in doubt, with Martin Keown heaping praise on the 22-year-old during the match on TNT Sports.
He said: ‘he IS an extraordinary talent, there’s no doubt about that.’He invites players to get in touch.
This thing worries me though… Is it the hamstring?
After picking up an injury this weekend, Saka returned to training, giving Arteta’s team a big boost
“And with Manchester City coming this weekend, they got him out of there and crossed him as quickly as possible.
“But you know, it’s the workload in games.
Last year and the following seasons we had the World Cup to prepare for this moment.
“He IS such a young man so they have to protect him and it’s a big loss if he’s not available this weekend.
“Saka has been key for the Gunners this season, scoring four goals and three assists in his last eight appearances in all competitions. Share or comment on this article:
Arsenal suffer injury as Bukayo Saka is sent off in Champions League match against Lens after barely recovering from knock ahead of next week’s clash against Manchester City