Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin will miss the rest of the season due to a torn ACL
The Premier League club provided an update on the Spanish fullback on Tuesday. Bellerin sustained the injury during the Gunners’ 2-0 win against Chelsea on Saturday at Emirates Stadium in London.
“… we can confirm that Hector has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee,” the club said.
“Hector will undergo surgery to repair this in the coming days. The rehabilitation process is expected to take between six to nine months and therefore rules Hector out of action for the remainder of this season.”
“Everyone at the club will now be working as hard as we can to ensure Hector is back on the pitch as soon as possible next season.”
Arsenal also announced Henrikh Mkhitaryan is dealing with a right foot injury but is expected to train this week. Rob Holding is recovering after surgery on his left knee. Danny Welbeck is recovering after surgery on his right ankle.
“There are no obstacles in life you can’t get over,” Bellerin wrote Tuesday on his social media platforms.
“Been a difficult couple of days but I’m positive and ready to take whatever challenge comes my way. Thank you so much for the love and messages, you are incredible.”
Bellerin, 23, has played for Arsenal’s senior squad since 2013. He had a brief spell on loan at Watford during the 2013 season. Bellerin also has three appearances for the Spanish national team
But arsenal have other person to replace him.
Arsenal will miss him as they face Manchester city few days to come.
The Gunners is struggling to enter top 4 in English premier league.
Unai Emery tutored side is still seating at fifth position in the league. Manchester united is fighting hard to overtake then .