FA Cup: Arsenal midfielder Torreira suffers fractured ankle

Lucas Torreira is facing as lengthy spell on the sidelines after fracturing his ankle at Fratton Park.

Lucas Torreira is tackled by James Bolton.

Lucas Torreira is tackled by James Bolton.   -  Getty Images

Arsenal has announced Lucas Torreira suffered a fractured right ankle during the FA Cup fifth round win at Portsmouth on Monday.

The Uruguay midfielder was carried off on a stretcher following a heavy tackle from James Bolton.

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Torreira left Fratton Park on crutches wearing a protective boot after the Gunners moved into the quarterfinal with a 2-0 victory over the League One promotion contender.

On Thursday, the Premier League club confirmed the 24-year-old sustained a break and a recovery plan will be determined following "specialist reviews".

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