Arsene Wenger had more than a cup exit on his mind following Tuesday's Capital One Cup defeat at the hands of Sheffield Wednesday, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin and Theo Walcott both suffering injuries.

Arsenal slumped to a surprise 3-0 loss at the hands of the Championship outfit, but it was not an early exit that had Wenger most worried.

The Frenchman gave opportunities to a number of fringe players, making eight changes from the side that beat Everton on Saturday.

Oxlade-Chamberlin was one of the first-team players to get a run, but unfortunately for the England international his appearance was short-lived, with the midfielder lasting just four minutes before he was forced off by a hamstring injury.

Walcott replaced Oxlade-Chamberlin and didn't fare much better, with the winger suffering a calf injury just 10 minutes after entering the fray.

"The injuries are two muscular injuries and we have to make the scan and wait 48 hours to see how bad the damage is," Wenger said after the match.


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