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.

Published : Mar 05, 2020 16:32 IST

Lucas Torreira is tackled by James Bolton.
Lucas Torreira is tackled by James Bolton.

Lucas Torreira is tackled by James Bolton.

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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