Johnson to miss most of season
QPR have announced Andrew Johnson has been ruled out for the
“majority of the season” after suffering an anterior cruciate
The injury-prone striker sustained the knee problem in
Saturday’s draw with Chelsea and had to be substituted before
Manager Mark Hughes at the weekend confirmed Johnson was set for
a scan on his damaged joint and results have now confirmed the
worst for QPR.
A statement on the club’s official Twitter account read: “Andy
Johnson suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury against
Chelsea and is likely to be sidelined for the majority of the
On-loan Manchester United defender Fabio da Silva also suffered
an injury in the 0-0 stalemate with Chelsea.
Hughes announced in his post-match press conference the
full-back was facing a few weeks on the sidelines as a result of a
Anton Ferdinand, who caused controversy before the match by
snubbing a handshake with John Terry and Ashley Cole, also suffered
a hamstring problem against Chelsea.