Leeds suffer major blow as details of Stuart Dallas horror injury vs Man City surface

Leeds United v Man City: Pictures

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info

Leeds United star Stuart Dallas faces a hefty spell on the sidelines after suffering a fractured femoral bone, causing ‘significant damage to his knee cap’, the club have confirmed. The fan favourite was visibly in agony after going into a challenge with Jack Grealish in first-half stoppage time on Saturday, in a match Manchester City went on to win 4-0. 

Dallas’ team-mates gathered round him in concern after the utility man immediately went down in distress following a freak challenge with Grealish. Whites boss Jesse Marsch confirmed after the match that early signs were not good, and further assessments have confirmed fans’ fears. 

Leeds’ statement reads: “Stuart Dallas faces a lengthy period out of action due to a femoral fracture sustained in yesterday’s Premier League game with Manchester City. Stuart was kept overnight at Leeds General Infirmary and will now travel to London for surgery and further tests.

“It is impossible to put into words just how important Stuart is to Leeds United on and off the field. Anyone who knows Stuart, knows he will come back from this stronger than ever, and in the meantime, he is sure to make his presence known at both Thorp Arch and Elland Road.”

Dallas was stretchered off at Elland Road with the score at 1-0 after Rodri’s early header. In the second half, City stepped on the gas and goals from Nathan Ake, Gabriel Jesus and Fernandinho wrapped up the three points and fired them back to the top of the table. 

**We’ll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures, and video on this breaking news story.

For the latest news and breaking news visit:/sport

Stay up to date with all the big headlines, pictures, analysis, opinion, and video on the stories that matter to you.

Follow us on Twitter @DExpress_Sport – the official Daily Express & Express.co.uk Twitter account – providing real news in real-time.

We’re also on Facebook @DailyExpressSport – offering your must-see news, features, videos, and pictures throughout the day to like, comment, and share from the Daily Express, Sunday Express, and Express.co.uk.**

Source: Read Full Article