Southampton striker Danny Ings wants knee surgical procedure and might be sidelined for at the least one month, the Premier League membership mentioned Wednesday.
The 28-year-old Ings got here off late within the Saints’ Four-Three victory over Aston Villa on Sunday. He had earlier scored his fifth aim of the season.
“It may have been a lot worse, however for the time being he is out for perhaps Four-6 weeks,” Southampton supervisor Ralph Hasenhüttl mentioned within the membership assertion. “It’s a small surgical procedure however a essential one.”
The surgical procedure is scheduled for Thursday.
Ings clutched his left knee after a problem by Villa substitute Trezeguet. A scan confirmed harm to his meniscus, Hasenhüttl mentioned Wednesday at a information convention forward of Friday’s match towards Newcastle.
The knee was swollen and painful when Ings tried jogging on Tuesday, Hasenhüttl mentioned.
Ings has been slowed by knee accidents up to now, however Hasenhüttl mentioned this downside is unrelated.
Ings had a career-best 22 targets final season and was an alternative to Gareth Southgate in England’s 1-Zero win over Iceland within the Nations League on Sept. 5. He scored in England’s Three-Zero victory over Wales this month.
Southampton is fifth within the Premier League with 13 factors after seven video games.