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EPL: Major blow for Arsenal as Timber undergoes surgery



Arsenal have suffered a huge injury blow, with Jurrien Timber set to undergo knee surgery.

Timber suffered a suspected anterior cruciate ligament injury in the opening weekend win over Nottingham Forest.

Mail Sport reported on Monday that the Holland international had suffered a serious knee injury amid concerns he would miss months of the season.

Those fears have been realised in the last 48 hours following further tests with a knee specialist.

It is understood Timber is now expected to undergo surgery to repair the injury and is likely to miss a minimum six months of the season, although Arsenal are reluctant to put a specific timescale on his recovery.