It’s been mostly good news since Paul Clement took over at Swansea City, so this is a departure in tone for the Welsh side.
Nathan Dyer is out for the year.
Dyer tore his Achilles tendon seven minutes into Sunday’s win over Leicester City, a victory that boosted Swans into 15th place. Swansea is four points clear of the drop zone.
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Dyer won a PL title on loan at Leicester City last season, and missed eight matches with an ankle injury earlier this season.
A scan today revealed that the 29-year-old has ruptured the Achilles tendon in his left ankle.It means Dyer, who won a Premier League medal on loan at Leicester last season, will have to undergo surgery in due course to cure the problem.