Nigeria forward Umar Sadiq may miss the rest of the season after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament, reports Completesports.com.
Sadiq picked up the injury in Real Sociedad’s 2-1 defeat to Getafe on Sunday night.
Real Sociedad provided an update on the striker’s injury on Monday.
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“Sadiq has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament. The player will undergo surgical treatment,”reads a statement on the club’s official website.
” Further information will be provided in the coming days.”
The 25-year-old joined Real Sociedad from another LaLiga club, Almeria on transfer deadline day.
He will not take part in Nigeria’s international friendly against Algeria as a result of the setback.
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