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Soccer News of Monday, 12 September 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Sadiq Umar ruled out of season after injury

Injured Sadiq being helped a club official Injured Sadiq being helped a club official

Real Sociedad striker Sadiq Umar has been ruled out with a long-term injury.

The Nigerian international was subbed off during his side's 2-1 defeat to Getafe on Sunday, September 11.

The club confirmed the 25-year-old's injury via their social media handle on Monday, September 12.

According to the club, the ex-UD Almeria striker has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament and will undergo surgical treatment to determine the extent of the injury.

"Sadiq has been diagnosed with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament. The player will undergo surgical treatment. Further information will be provided in the coming days," the club wrote on its official Twitter handle.

Other reports suggest that the Super Eagles striker will be side-lined for the rest of the season, but the club is yet to confirm the extent of the injury.

Sadiq's defeat comes as a crushing blow to Sociedad who signed the striker for €20m plus €6m add-ons from Almeria just last month.