Gouffran X-Ray Shows No Break

11 February 2013 11:40
Newcastle United have received an injury boost after it emerged French striker Yoan Gouffran did not break his leg in the club's 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Saturday.

Gouffran left the White Hart Lane pitch on a stretcher with his leg in a splint and needing oxygen after a challenge with Tottenham defender Kyle Walker.

TV footage didn't look too bad, but the way the player reacted it was feared that Gouffran could have cracked a bone his leg.

But Newcastle have released a statement with the news that x-rays have shown the 26-year-old Gouffran has NOT broken his leg.

A club statement read: “Newcastle United are pleased to report that a precautionary X-ray has shown that Yoan Gouffran has not broken his right leg.

“The French forward was stretchered off during the second half of Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur, and Gouffran will be further assessed on Sunday by the club’s medical staff.”

Source: Newcastle United Mad


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