Arsenal star Bernd Leno breaks silence after receiving positive injury news

first_imgThank you for your support and getting well wishes. I’m going to work hard to come back on the pitch as soon as possible 💪🏽😃 #COYG pic.twitter.com/fwGFM8mo4W— Bernd Leno (@Bernd_Leno) June 23, 2020 Coral BarryTuesday 23 Jun 2020 7:35 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Advertisement Leno was furious with Maupay (Picture: Getty)Bernd Leno has thanked Arsenal fans for all their support after it was confirmed the goalkeeper had avoided a serious knee injury.Arsenal feared Leno would miss at least the next nine months to injury after appearing to damage his ACL during his side’s loss to Brighton & Hove Albion over the weekend.Leno screamed out in pain before being stretchered off, but scans have shown the German suffered a sprain rather than a tear.With the comeback timeline now revised to a maximum of six weeks, Leno took to Twitter to speak publicly about the injury for the first time.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe said: ‘Thank you for your support and getting well wishes. I’m going to work hard to come back on the pitch as soon as possible.’ Arsenal star Bernd Leno breaks silence after receiving positive injury news Comment Advertisement Leno confronted Brighton striker Neal Maupay as he left the pitch, clearly feeling his opponent had intentionally injured him.Matteo Guendouzi grabbed Maupay – who scored a late winner for Brighton – by the throat at full-time, sparking a melee between both sets of players.Maupay denied the intentionally hurt Leno, but the news will be a great relief to Mikel Arteta and Arsenal’s transfer chiefs.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityIt was assumed Arsenal would have to go and buy another goalkeeper, but Leno could be back in training within four weeks.Leno will miss the rest of the 2019/20 season, but is now on track to be fit for the new campaign.Back-up stopper Emiliano Martinez is set to fill in for Leno for Arsenal’s remaining Premier League games. 🗣We feared the worst”Mikel Arteta on Bernd Leno’s injury for Arsenal pic.twitter.com/mFsMdssrUP— Football Daily (@footballdaily) June 23, 2020MORE: Arsenal confirm Bernd Leno has avoided a serious knee injuryMORE: Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli could miss rest of the season after visiting knee specialistFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.last_img

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