“He could not carry on playing. We will see the extent of the injury. He wasn’t feeling well enough to continue playing so we had to take him off.”
Arsenal are now nine points off the top four, and a place in the Champions League is looking increasingly unlikely.
But ‘Invincibles’ member Ray Parlour has urged his former club to stick with the Spaniard and back him in the transfer market to get the club back up the table.
“He’s learned a little bit from Arsene Wenger, Pep Guardiola as well, but I would give him a chance,” Parlour told talkSPORT.