Torreira will be out for the rest of the season after fracturing his ankle

Updated: Mar 12

The midfield star could miss the rest of the season following a fractured ankle.

Lucas Torreira has sustained a fractured ankle. [Getty]

Arsenal have confirmed that midfield marshal Lucas Torreira has sustained a fractured ankle.

The Uruguay international sustained the injury in the Gunners’ 2-0 FA Cup win against Portsmouth last Monday and was seen leaving Fratton Park on crutches.

Scan results showed Torreira is set to miss eight to 10 weeks of action after suffering a fracture in his right ankle.

It’s a major blow Mikel Arteta’s side who continued their pursuit for a Champions League spot by beating West Ham 1-0 over the weekend.

A statement on injuries on Arsenal‘s website said for Torreira: “Right ankle. Sustained fracture to right ankle during Portsmouth (a) on March 2. Still receiving continual assessments. Recovery process expected to take between eight to ten weeks.”

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