Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck suffered a knee injury during the Premier League game against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. As a result, his chances of making it to England's 23-man squad for the much-awaited Euro 2016 is doubtful.

The former Manchester United striker tried to tackle Bacary Sagna but went down himself. He tried to run off the injury, but was forced off the field just 21 minutes into the game.

Welbeck's problems with injuries just do not seem to end as he only returned to action in February this year, after he was sidelined for 10 months with a knee injury.

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger stated that if the knee problem is serious, he will not be available for manager Roy Hodgson to pick him for the England's 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

"Let's hope it is good news. Good news is that he may not be out for the Euros and bad news is that he will be. I don't know. I am an optimist. I don't know if it is the lateral meniscus, let's wait until we get a really good diagnosis," Wenger was quoted as saying by The Guardian.

"I hope it is not a meniscus but there is a little sign of that. At half-time I looked at him, he was very down and he had pain. We have to wait for a scan. Danny is a strong boy and we tried to keep him on the pitch but straight away he tried to move and said it was impossible."

Hodgson will announce the England squad for the European Championships, which will be held in France from June 10, on Thursday.

Arsenal drew 2-2 against Manchester City on Sunday and retained third place in the Premier League.