29 March, 2013 - 07:37

Arsenal Diaby out for eight months

 Arsenal Diaby out for eight months

Injury-plagued Arsenal have suffered yet another blow to their chances of outstripping their rivals Tottenham in race for the Champions League spot next season, as midfielder Abou Diaby has been struck by a severe injury.

Diabyy tore anterior cruciate ligament in his knee at the training session. The medical assessment revealed he needs to undergo a surgery. The process of recovery could take around nine months, which means Wenger will not be able to offload the player in summer as he intended.

Diaby’s career at the Emirates stadium has been marred by a series of serious injuries. He spent the whole previous season on the sidelines due to calf and hamstring problems, while the number of appearances in 2012-2013 season were limited to 20 due to various injuries.

Besides Diaby, Wilshere Walcott and Gibbs will also be out of the forthcoming Premier league clash against Reading.

Found a mistake? Highlight it with mouse and press CTRL + Enter. Thank you!

Author: Basil Naumov

Bookmark and Share

Liked the article?

Vote:
0
rating
+1
-1

Comments

Please, register to take part in user rating.

Newswire

11 June
26 May
15 April
27 March
12 March
21 January
10 January
29 November
28 November
30 July
1 August
27 September
26 September
20 July
10 December
31 July