Jack Wilshere has had successful surgery on his left ankle and will be out for approximately three months.
The England international sustained the injury to his ankle ligaments during the Premier League match with Manchester United on Saturday at Emirates Stadium.
An assessment with a specialist confirmed the need for an operation and the 22-year-old had successful surgery to his ankle in London on Thursday afternoon.
Jack will now commence his injury rehabilitation programme with the Arsenal medical team.
Everyone at the club wishes Jack a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing him back on the pitch as soon as possible.Copyright 2016 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source