Fears Daniel Amartey could be out for the season with broken ankle after Leicester ace undergoes scans
- Daniel Amartey suffered a serious ankle injury as Leicester drew with West Ham
- He got his left ankle stuck in the turf while falling to make a tackle on Saturday
- Amartey went for scans on Sunday and it is feared he could be out for the season
Daniel Amartey underwent scans on Sunday to discover the extent of a worrying ankle injury he suffered during the draw against West Ham.
The Leicester ace got his left ankle stuck in the turf while falling to make a challenge as West ham attacked and he had to be stretchered from the pitch before being admitted to hospital.
Claude Puel was unable to put a time-frame on the 23-year-old’s return. ‘I hope he comes back quickly and strongly,’ said Leicester’s manager. ‘He needs to be examined and afterwards we will see.
Leicester City ace Daniel Amartey is in agony after suffering a serious injury against West Ham
Midfielder Amartey receives treatment and is lifted onto a stretcher having suffered the injury
Amartey is taken off on a stretcher by medical staff after receiving treatment on Saturday
The 23-year-old received oxygen on the pitch as his concerned team-mates crowd around
‘He made a strong game for all the battles. At the end he tries to save an opportunity, he is an example for his teammates. He improves a lot for the season.’
Ben Chilwell said: ‘It didn’t look great from what I saw. It was horrible. He’s put his body on the line and sacrificed himself to stop a goal. Hopefully he can recover quickly.’
Leicester earned a draw in the 89th minute when Wilfred Ndidi’s long-range effort took a huge deflection off Fabian Balbuena, who had put West Ham in the lead after half an hour.
Amartey lays on the ground as West Ham’s Robert Snodgrass calls for a stretcher to be brought
Leicester defender Harry Maguire checks on his team-mate at the King Power Stadium
Amartey stretches in an attempt to win the football but ends up suffering a gruesome injury
Amartey appears to catch his studs in the turf as he tries to tackle No 30 Michail Antonio
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