Arsenal’s Torreira ruled out for up to 10 weeks with ankle fracture
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.
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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