McAleny suffers broken leg

Brentford striker Conor McAleny has confirmed that he suffered a broken leg during Saturday's 1-0 win over Walsall.

Last Updated: 26/08/13 at 14:06

Conor McAleny: Devastating injury blow

Conor McAleny: Devastating injury blow

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The 21-year-old, on loan from Everton, was injured in a challenge with Adam Chambers and needed lengthy treatment before being stretchered off.

And McAleny confirmed the bad news on Twitter, saying: "Absolutely devastated about breaking my leg. Never been this down in my life. No point dwelling on it now because that's football..

"And these things happen. I know for a fact I'll come back a stronger person physically and mentally. Thanks for the kind words people."

Bees manager Uwe Rosler, speaking after the match, said: "I feel so much for him.

"He is a promising player and it is awful for him to get an injury like that."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

Y

ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

rodger's gusset
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

I

f you want to take six points off Arsenal, then that's a great strike force. Can't imagine either of them showing much for the rest of the season though...

foot in mouth
Adebayor & Berbatov: You Have To Admire The Balls

L

ooks like Real get their man, most likely at their own valuation, yet again. Resistance is futile.

paul7702
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

Footer 365

Andre Pirlo backs Liverpool's Mario Balotelli to prove his potential

Andrea Pirlo thinks Mario Balotelli can still be one of the "top forwards in Europe" despite his struggles at Liverpool.

West Brom reject approach from Aston Villa for Joleon Lescott

West Brom have rejected an approach from Aston Villa for central defender Joleon Lescott, according to reports.

Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla sign new deals with Arsenal

Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new contracts at Arsenal.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company