Arsenal were already facing a potentially big problem with our forward line when the Premier League kicks off again after the current international break and that problem could now be even bigger as the new Arsenal star Alex Iwobi was rushed to hospital in Nigeria.
According to a Metro report the reason for this was food poisoning caused by something he ate while on international duty with the Nigeria team. The report does not say just how serious it is or how long it might be until he is fit enough to play again but Arsenal fans everywhere will be crossing their fingers.
With the Gunners set to face Watford next Saturday and with Costa Rica and Chile playing World Cup qualifying matches less than three days before that, the chances of Alexis Sanchez and Joel Campbell being ready to play after a long haul flight back to England are pretty slim.
So we were already down to the bare bones when it comes to striker options and after his great performances against Barcelon and Everton, the 19-year old Arsenal academy star was sure to be a starter against the Hornets. Will this bad luck with injury and illness problems ever end?