Talk about kicking you while you’re down…
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As planes with contrasting messages (#WengerOut and #RespectAW) flew over the Hawthorns on Saturday, Arsene Wenger watched on as his star goalkeeper pulled up with what appears to be an injured calf.
Moments after making a superb save from Darren Fletcher, Cech appeared to pull his calf when passing a ball out of the box.
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He walked off by himself but David Ospina came on and now Wenger faces an anxious wait to find out how serious this injury is.
Cech, 34, has retired from international soccer so now has two weeks to recover over the break but this injury is far from ideal.
With the top four battle so tight this season, every little factor counts.
Ospina is a very able deputy to Cech but there’s no doubting that Arsenal’s defense has improved dramatically since the Czech Republic legend joined from Chelsea in 2015.