Leicester defender Wesley Fofana was left with a shocking leg injury after a reckless tackle from Nino de Villarreal in a pre-season friendly.
The 20-year-old defender looks set for a long layoff after a horrific challenge that appeared to leave Fofana with a broken bone.
With the Foxes 3-0 in a meaningless game at King Power, Nino came in from behind and left Fofana in agony with a fierce scissor tackle.
Replays showed the Frenchman’s foot pointing from an unnatural angle, raising fears of a serious problem among the teammates involved.
After a long treatment, Fofana was taken on a stretcher and replaced by Ben Nelson, before Leicester won 3-2.
The former Saint-Etienne star was named Foxes Young Player of the Season last season after a superb breakthrough campaign in the Premier League.
Having joined Leicester for £ 36.5million in October 2020, Fofana wasted no time in becoming one of the best defenders in the league and big things are expected in the years to come.
Everyone at talkSPORT wishes him a speedy recovery.
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