As confirmed by the club, Norwich City loanee Ben Gibson will miss the rest of the 2020/21 Championship season following an ankle ligament injury, prompting many supporters to voice their despair as this ‘awful news’ emerges.
Gibson – who has been a mainstay under Daniel Farke this season, starting 26 matches in England’s second tier (WhoScored) – will now be absent for the remainder of the promotion-chasing campaign.
The 28-year-old has helped guide Farke’s table-topping Canaries to within touching distance of promotion back to the Premier League, but news of him being ruled out for their remaining matches has resulted in some concern.
Gibson and centre-back partner Grant Hanley are regarded by some sections of the press as potentially Farke’s best-ever defensive pairing in his time at Norwich, leaving little wonder as to why one of the duo’s absence has prompted discussion on social media.
Find some of the supporters’ verdicts on this news below.
Norwich City fans erupt over Gibson injury
“Awful news but he will be back stronger”
“oh my God, Ben please take my ankle, you need it more than me”
“This is a massive blow”
“such sad news 🙁 he’s been immense for us! hope you come back stronger”
“Ahhhh gutted. This will be a big loss.
Get well soon Gibson”
“He’s been superb for us this season. Gutted”
“That’s a big blow.”
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