Sagna had to be substituted during the second half of the 2-1 defeat after an aerial collision with Benoit Assou-Ekotto. The France international fell awkwardly and collided with an advertising board, and instantly called for help.
Arsenal’s official website issued the following statement:
The Club can confirm that Bacary Sagna sustained a fracture to the fibula in his right leg during the match against Tottenham Hotspur this afternoon.
Further detailed investigations and assessments will take place on Monday, during which time Bacary will see ankle specialists and the Arsenal medical team regarding the further management of his injury.
It is expected that Bacary will be out for approximately three months and a surgical procedure cannot be ruled out at this stage.
Everyone at the Club wishes Bacary a speedy recovery and look forward to seeing him playing again as soon as possible.
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Sagna joins an lengthy defensive injury list already that includes Thomas Vermaelen, Laurent Koscielny and Johan Djourou. Youngster Carl Jenkinson looks likely to be Sagna’s replacement for the time being, although I think I would prefer Koscielny out wide once Vermaelen returns. Don’t even think about Djourou there, he couldn’t cross a ball to save himself against Blackburn.