Beth Mead is dealing with a prolonged spell on the sidelines after rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament throughout Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester United on Saturday, the membership have confirmed.
The ahead was pressured off with harm in second half stoppage time because the Gunners have been overwhelmed 3-2 by United on the Emirates Stadium.
Mead will see a surgeon within the coming days, following which an extra timeframe for the harm may be given.
The 27-year-old has loved an excellent 2022, profitable the golden boot and participant of the event award as England surged to a well-known Euro 2022 triumph, and ending second to Alexia Putellas within the Ballon d’Or Feminin.
The severity of Mead’s harm might see her miss subsequent summer season’s World Cup, which begins on 20 July 2023.
Mead is the newest Arsenal participant to be sidelined by harm, with captain Kim Little and first alternative centre again pairing Leah Williamson and Rafaelle additionally at the moment out.
“We are able to verify that Beth Mead suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in our match towards Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on Saturday,” an Arsenal assertion learn.
“Sadly, which means that Beth is about for an prolonged interval on the sidelines. She is going to see a surgeon within the coming days, after which additional particulars on timescales will probably be established.”
“Everybody on the membership will now be supporting Beth and dealing onerous to get her again on the pitch as quickly as doable.”