Premier League: Arsenal's Lucas Torreira ruled out for up to 10 weeks after fracturing right ankle in FA Cup win at Portsmouth

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira will be ruled out for up to 10 weeks after fracturing his right ankle in last week’s 2-0 victory at Portsmouth in the FA Cup, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Reuters March 09, 2020 18:21:37 IST
Premier League: Arsenal's Lucas Torreira ruled out for up to 10 weeks after fracturing right ankle in FA Cup win at Portsmouth
  • Uruguayan Torreira was on the receiving end of a heavy tackle from Portsmouth defender James Bolton and was carried off the pitch on a stretcher

  • Ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League match against Manchester City, Arsenal said in a statement that the 24-year-old was receiving 'continual assessments'

  • Arsenal, who beat West Ham United 1-0 on Saturday, are ninth in the table with 40 points from 28 games

London: Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira will be ruled out for up to 10 weeks after fracturing his right ankle in last week’s 2-0 victory at Portsmouth in the FA Cup, the Premier League club said on Monday.

Premier League Arsenals Lucas Torreira ruled out for up to 10 weeks after fracturing right ankle in FA Cup win at Portsmouth

File image of Lucas Torreira. Reuters

Uruguayan Torreira was on the receiving end of a heavy tackle from Portsmouth defender James Bolton and was carried off the pitch on a stretcher.

Ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League match against second-placed Manchester City, Arsenal said in a statement that the 24-year-old was receiving “continual assessments” and his recovery was expected to take between eight to 10 weeks.

Arsenal, who beat West Ham United 1-0 on Saturday, are ninth in the table with 40 points from 28 games.

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