ARSENAL'S head of medical services Gary O'Driscoll put the boot in on Moises Caicedo as he provided an impromptu update on Gabriel Martinelli's fitness.
Martinelli was forced off at the 20-minute mark of the 3-0 loss to Brighton following Caicedo's "revenge tackle".
Caicedo's nasty challenge came soon after after Martinelli had clattered into Karou Mitoma, a challenge that incredibly went unpunished by the referee.
After coming off the Brazilian was then pictured wearing a protective boot to avoid further aggravation against injury.
O'Driscoll has since provided an update on Martinelli's condition.
A fan caught up with him while in his car after the game.
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Upon being asked how Martinelli is, O'Driscoll replied: "Sore."
The fan then commented on the tackle which forced Martinelli off, with O'Driscoll blasting it as: "Terrible foul, disgraceful, disgraceful foul."
He then added: "He's a bit sore but he should be ok.
"Will he be back for the end of the season? Yeah, I think he'll be back."
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O'Driscoll then also provided updates on crocked stars Oleksandr Zinchenko and William Saliba.
He said: "Not sure about him (Zinchenko), everyone's fighting to be back for the next game.
"Saliba? Same. Next game."
The defeat against the Seagulls means the Premier League title can be wrapped up next week.
Arsenal know a loss to Nottingham Forest will seal the title for Manchester City.
Even if the Gunners get back to winning ways, a win for City against Chelsea will see them crowned three-peat Premier League champions.
In some positive news for the Gunners, they have been handed in a boost in their pursuit of Caicedo after Roberto De Zerbi revealed Brighton were prepared to lose him.
He said: "We will lose some players, maybe Caicedo or maybe [Alexis] Mac Allister.
“We need to bring in some other good players."
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