Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu ruled out for rest of the season | Football
Arsenal have confirmed that Takehiro Tomiyasu will not play again this season after sustaining a serious knee injury that required surgery on Tuesday.
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A statement read: ‘Following his substitution during last Thursday’s Europa League match, subsequent assessments have confirmed that Takehiro Tomiyasu sustained a significant injury to his right knee.
‘Tomi has had successful surgery in London on Tuesday and will be ruled out for the remainder of this season.
‘Everyone at the club will now be working hard with Tomi, so he can join pre-season training ahead of next season.’
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