Arsenal's Torreira ruled out for up to 10 weeks with ankle fracture
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 made the announcement on Monday.
The player from Uruguay - Lukas Torreira - was on the receiving end of a heavy tackle from Portsmouth defender James Bolton. He was subsequently carried off the pitch on a stretcher.
Ahead of Wednesday's Premier League match against second-placed Manchester City, Arsenal said in a statement https://www.arsenal.com/news/team-news-torreira-mustafi-cedric-kolasinac 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.
A further update on Lucas Torreira.— Arsenal (@Arsenal) March 9, 2020
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