Bournemouth suf­fer set­back

The Citizen (KZN) - - SPORT - Lon­don

– Bournemouth could be without Eng­land mid­fielder Lewis Cook for up to nine months af­ter he suf­fered a se­ri­ous knee in­jury dur­ing his side’s 2-1 Pre­mier League win against Hud­der­s­field Town on Tues­day.

The south coast club, who face high-fly­ing Liver­pool to­day, said scans re­vealed the 21-year-old had rup­tured the an­te­rior cru­ci­ate lig­a­ment in his right knee.

“We are all dev­as­tated for Lewis,” Bournemouth man­ager Ed­die Howe told the club web­site. “It is a huge blow to a very tal­ented player.”

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