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

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."

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