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Sports News of Sunday, 10 September 2017


Ghana defender Phil Ofosu-Ayeh out for four months after ankle surgery

Ghana right back Phil Ofosu-Ayeh has been ruled out for four months after undergoing ankle surgery.

Ofosu-Ayeh, 25, is yet to feature for the club after signing on a free transfer in the summer from German second-tier side Eintracht Braunschweig.

The one-time Ghana international has been plagued by an ankle problem since the start of pre-season and underwent surgery this week, ruling him out for up to four months.

"Phil has a tough moment in his career. He began well (in pre-season), he got injured and has finally had surgery a couple of days ago," says manager Nuno Espirito Santo.

"It's going to take a while. Unfortunately he's going to be out for a while. I can tell you he won't miss all the season. The first verdict was three or four months."