Raise your hand if you had Brighton and Hove Albion’s Adam Webster playing a potentially serious role in the Premier League title chase.
Webster’s hard challenge on Aymeric Laporte left the Manchester City star defender clutching his knee.
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The Frenchman was stretchered off the field, days away from making his long-anticipated debut for country.
Laporte is one of the best defenders in the world, made even more valuable by how neatly his attributes meet Pep Guardiola‘s system.
It’s difficult to name a more difficult to replace player for Man City. Let’s hope for the best for the player.