Date: 2nd February 2017 at 1:35pm
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AFC Bournemouth top goal scorer Callum Wilson has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with an ACL injury.

The 24 year old former England Under 21’s international is the Cherries leading goalscorer in the Premier League with six goals from 20 top flight appearances.

Wilson ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in training on Wednesday.

Scans have revealed that he will be sidelined for at least six months.

In September 2015, Wilson suffered the same injury to his right knee in a match against Stoke City, which also ruled him out for a little over six months.

At that point in time, Wilson was also the Cherries leading goalscorer with five goals from seven appearances, having scored 23 goals the season before to fire AFC Bournemouth to promotion from the Championship.

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe told afcb.co.uk

“We are all devastated for Callum, What`s important now is that he receives the support and love of his family and friends, teammates and everyone associated with AFC Bournemouth.

“Callum showed incredible character and determination to come back from a similar set-back last season and we know he has the same strength and will to do the same again.”


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