Long’s stunned reaction as Ward-Prowse suffers gruesome gash

first_imgSHANE LONG reacted with horror as team-mate James Ward-Prowse suffered a nasty injury against Spurs on Wednesday evening.The Euro 2020 hopeful required oxygen after being caught on the knee by Ryan Sessegnon in Saints’ 3-2 defeat.3 James Ward-Prowse suffered a nasty injury to his leg against SpursCredit: EPA3 Ward-Prowse required oxygen before being stretchered off the fieldCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdTeam-mates rushed towards Ward-Prowse as he collapsed in agony on the pitch.The midfielder, who was filling in at right-back in North London, clung onto Danny Ings due to the pain.And Long was heard by TV mics exclaiming: “F**k me, you can see his f*****g bone.”Medics quickly came to Ward-Prowse’s aid and provided him with oxygen on the sideline.The ace was then stretchered off the field with the scores tied at 1-1.It is understood the injury is no worse than a deep gash and Southampton are hopeful it will only keep the midfielder out for a few weeks.Ward-Prowse’s set-back comes after high praise from manager Ralph Hasenhuttl.He said last month: “I think [being physical] is the biggest change in his game since I’m here.“He was always a good player and had a fantastic right foot but never nobody saw him defending or winning balls like he does at the moment.“This is maybe something he had to learn and he had to show me, he did it.Most Read In SportTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’“After a few weeks when I was here I could see this transformation.“In the modern game every player has to have everything.“This is necessary, you cannot have any weakness and Prowsey is on the way to getting a full package.”3 Southampton fear the Euro 2020 hopeful has suffered ligament damageCredit: ReutersArsenal complete loan for Cedric Soares with option of free transfer for Southampton ace in summerlast_img

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