Arsenal's Nobbs ruled out for season

PUBLISHED: 10:00 20 November 2018

Arsenal and England's Jordan Nobbs (pic: Danny Loo)

Arsenal and England's Jordan Nobbs (pic: Danny Loo)

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Arsenal Women's Jordan Nobbs has been ruled out of the rest of the WSL season and could miss next summer's World Cup in France after rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament, writes Joshua Bunting.

The Gunners say the 25-year-old is ‘receiving specialist care’ after suffering the injury in Sunday’s 4-0 win at Everton, their eighth successive league win.

A statement released by Arsenal on Monday said: “Following scans this morning, we can confirm that Jordan has suffered an ACL rupture in her left knee and she is now receiving specialist care.

“Everyone at the club wishes Jordan a speedy recovery and will give their full support in her journey back to full fitness.”

Nobbs has won 56 caps for England since making her debut in 2013, was named their player of the year in 2016 and would have been expected to be named in the World Cup squad. She had scored eight goals in eight WSL matches for Arsenal so far this season.

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