Arsenal F.C. Defender Mathieu Debuchy Out for 3 Months

Updated: 22 September 2014 21:52 IST

Mathieu Debuchy injured his left ankle this month in a Premier League match against Manchester City.

Arsenal F.C. Defender Mathieu Debuchy Out for 3 Months
A trainer arrives to treat Arsenal's French defender Mathieu Debuchy (L) as he lies injured during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium. © AFP

London:

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says defender Mathieu Debuchy will be out for about three months with an ankle injury.

The France right back injured his left ankle this month in a Premier League match against Manchester City.

Wenger says Debuchy's surgery "went well," and adds that offseason signing Calum Chambers should fill the void in defense.

Wenger says "it is a blow of course, how big it will be we will only know afterwards because it will be down to how well we replace him. We bought Chambers for that."

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