Angel Rangel: Swansea defender will miss rest of season with foot injury

Angel Rangel
Angel Rangel leaves the pitch injured in Swansea City's defeat by Hull City on Saturday

Swansea defender Angel Rangel will miss the rest of the season after fracturing a metatarsal in his right foot in Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Hull City.

After a scan on Sunday, the club said he will be out for eight to 12 weeks and will have an operation this week.

Right back Rangel, 34, had to be replaced by Jordi Amat after just 33 minutes at the KCOM Stadium.

The defeat, the Swans' 17th in the Premier League this season, left them three points clear of the drop zone.

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Meanwhile, Paul Clement's side are hopeful Kyle Naughton will be fit for Saturday's trip to Bournemouth after missing the Hull City game with a hamstring problem,

The Swans also lost top scorer Fernando Llorente before the interval at Hull, but he is expected to have recovered from a dead leg for the Bournemouth match.

The club are also awaiting news of an ankle injury sustained by left back Martin Olsson, who was hobbling late in the game.

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