Arsenal’s Patino going by means of weeks out after ankle injury in fourth Blackpool match
Arsenal midfielder Charlie Patino, presently on a mortgage at Blackpool, is perhaps out for 3 to 4 weeks following ankle injury, Blackpool supervisor Michael Appleton has confirmed.
The 18-year-old was taken off after 45 minutes in direction of Queens Park Rangers’ closing weekend. He rolled his ankle early throughout the first half, nevertheless, carried out till the break.
He has since acquired a significantly optimistic scan end result.
“To lose Charlie (Patino) as correctly was sturdy to take the alternative night time time,” Appleton said.
“It’s barely increased info on Charlie. Probably he’ll be three to 4 weeks for a return, and that was positively increased info than I was anticipating.”
Along with the flexibility to play on all through the primary half, Patino made the journey to have a look at Arsenal Beneath-21s beat Swansea Metropolis Beneath-21s 2-1 on Wednesday. Watching from the stands, he gave the impression to be strolling with no factors.
The 18-year-old was making his first league start for Blackpool after two substitute appearances throughout the Championship and a starting throughout the Carabao Cup. Although the injury comes at an unfortunate time, it mustn’t halt his progress for the season as a complete.
Patino made his first workforce debut for Arsenal’s closing season, scoring in as a substitute in a 5-1 win over Sunderland.
Initially, the plan was for the highly-rated teen to get options throughout the cup competitions at Arsenal, nevertheless, Blackpool and Appleton are a membership/supervisor which has constructed perception with the membership in creating their youthful players over the newest seasons.