Leah Williamson suffers ‘significant hamstring injury’


Arsenal have confirmed that star defender Leah Williamson has suffered a serious hamstring injury and is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

The 24-year-old played all 90 minutes of the Gunners’ 1-1 draw at Tottenham on Women’s Football Weekend, but left the pitch in some discomfort.

Williamson was sent for further assessments and scans, and Arsenal have now revealed the extent of the damage.

“Following Saturday’s match against Tottenham Hotspur, Leah Williamson experienced discomfort in her hamstring,” a statement read.

“Subsequent assessments and scans have confirmed that Leah has suffered a significant hamstring injury. Further consultations and assessments will take place, with Leah’s recovery and rehabilitation programme also being determined in the coming days.

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