Posted: Thursday March 28, 2013 12:11 PM

Arsenal's Diaby out for 9 months with knee injury

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LONDON (AP) -Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby will be out for up to nine months because of a knee injury.

The Premier League club says the France international tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at a training session on Wednesday.

Arsenal says Diaby will require "surgery to repair the injury in the near future'' and that "Abou is expected to be out for around eight to nine months.''
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