Gerard Deulofeu set to miss rest of the season after suffering ruptured ACL and torn meniscus

Watford winger Gerard Deulofeu out for the rest of the period just after scan reveals he experienced ruptured ACL and torn meniscus in earn about Liverpool

  • Gerard Deulofeu experienced his knee damage all through the to start with 50 percent of Saturday’s sport
  • The Hornets could be without having the winger for up to 6 to nine months
  • Watford manager Nigel Pearson has backed Maxi Pereyra to swap Deulofeu 

Watford winger Gerard Deulofeu will pass up the relaxation of the period immediately after a scan disclosed he endured a ruptured ACL and torn meniscus in the 3- earn more than Liverpool.

The Spaniard was stretchered off during the very first 50 % and will now have to endure operation which could preserve him out for between 6 and nine months. 

The information is a large blow to Watford, with Deulofeu rising as a critical guy under Nigel Pearson, but the Hornets boss has backed other gamers to move up in his absence.

Gerard Deulofeu suffered a ruptured ACL and torn meniscus in the 3-0 win over Liverpool

Gerard Deulofeu endured a ruptured ACL and torn meniscus in the 3- earn about Liverpool

Deulofeu suffered the injury during the first half and will now undergo an operation

Deulofeu experienced the injury for the duration of the to start with fifty percent and will now endure an operation 

The winger could miss between six and nine months as he undergoes rehabilitation

The winger could miss out on between 6 and 9 months as he undergoes rehabilitation

‘Unfortunately for him and us, the scan results actually clearly show he is most likely going to be out for the rest of the period,’ he claimed.

‘For positive Geri is going to be a skip for us but similarly it’s critical we look forward with a good mentality. Maxi Pereyra went in for Geri and I assumed he did quite well when he went on.

‘It practically goes without having saying that we’ll give Geri all the assistance he demands for a total recovery.’

Nigel Pearson has backed Maxi Pereyra to deputise between now and the end of the season

Nigel Pearson has backed Maxi Pereyra to deputise amongst now and the stop of the time

Watford captain Troy Deeney also presented his aid to Deulofeu and disclosed a dialogue between the pair following he endured his personal injury.

‘We desire him all the ideal, we wish his household very well,’ he extra. ‘Unfortunately this is the match that we enjoy.

‘It’s going to be a actual hard one and we would like him perfectly. I stated to him at half-time ‘we’re going to gain this for you’, and fortunately we did, thankfully I’m a man of my word.’

Watford will hope they have sufficient firepower in Deulofeu’s absence as they bid to conquer the fall, with victory around Liverpool lifting them out of the relegation zone. 

 

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