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Swansea defender kYLE Bartley out for two months with knee injury

Swansea defender Bartley out for two months with knee injury
By Eurosport

24/08/2017 at 20:46Updated 24/08/2017 at 22:49

Swansea centre back Kyle Bartley is out for up to eight weeks after damaging a knee ligament in Tuesday's 4-1 League Cup win over MK Dons, his club said on Thursday.

The 26-year-old, who played in all three of Swansea's games so far this season, landed awkwardly after a challenge in the 80th minute and was taken off on a stretcher.

Swansea, who travel to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday, said on their website (www.swanseacity.com) that the Englishman had damaged his medial ligament and would see a specialist next week.

The Welsh club began their league campaign with a 0-0 draw at Southampton before being beaten 4-0 at home by Manchester United last weekend.

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