- CNTV English - CCTV News

Arsenal's Wilshere out for up to five months

09-28-2011 09:39 BJT

Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere could be out until late February after undergoing ankle surgery on Monday, adding to the woes of the Premier League club.

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere (L) challenges Boca Juniors' Leandro Somoza during their
Emirates Cup soccer match at the Emirates Stadium in London, July 30, 2011.

He suffered a stress fracture of his right ankle in a pre-season friendly and it failed to heal naturally.

"The initial indications are that the surgery has been successful and Jack will now undergo a prolonged period of rehabilitation," a club statement said.

"It is envisaged Jack's rehabilitation will take a period of four to five months."

Arsenal are 12th in the league after six games and have struggled without the midfielder, who had forced his way into the England first team before his injury.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: China Daily

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program