Ogbonna 'devastated' by injury news

  • by Staff Writer
  • Tuesday, 9th November 2021

Centre half Angelo Ogbonna says he is "devastated" after being sidelined with a serious knee injury.

The 33-year-old defender could be out of action for some considerable time after sustaining cruciate ligament damage to his knee during the 3-2 win over Liverpool at the London Olympic Stadium last weekend.

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The Italian was injured just minutes into Sunday's 3-2 win

It is unknown at this stage for how long the former Italian international will be sidelined for, although KUMB understands the club fears he could be out for the rest of the season.

And Ogbonna is naturally distraught at being unable to continue to play a part in what has the potential to be one of the club's best ever seasons in the top flight.

"Unfortunately my knee forces me to take a break, although I'll return ASAP to fight with you." he wrote via social media.

"Of course I am devastated I can't continue our battle from the field but, as a fighter, I’ll be back and until my return I’ll be supporting the team in this truly special year. See you soon guys."

Although there is a possibility Ogbonna - who was making his 199th appearance for West Ham against Liverpool - may not return this season, the club are planning to offer him a one-year extension to his current contract which expires at the end of the current campaign.

You may leave a message to Angelo by responding to his post below.

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