Injury blow for Forest Green Rovers' Al Bangura

Al Bangura
Bangura spent last season playing in Azerbaijan

New Forest Green Rovers midfielder Al Bangura is set to miss the start of the new season after suffering a knee injury in training.

The 23-year-old, who joined Rovers at the start of the month, will undergo surgery on Thursday and will be sidelined for at least four weeks.

Boss Dave Hockaday told the club website: "I'm sad for Al that he has suffered this injury during training.

"Al has worked hard since he arrived, so missing him will be a big blow."

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