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Brighton midfielder Solly March ruled out for three weeks

Ahead of their fight for three points in the Premier League, Brighton and Hove Albion have been handed a blow as they will be without their midfielder Solly March on Thursday.

Brighton will be travelling to the Emirates Stadium to face off against Arsenal for the matchday 15 for three points.

The 25-year-old midfielder was also ruled out for their last match during the weekend in a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Premier League current leaders Liverpool having succumbed to a groin injury against Leicester City and rumours claims that he could be on the sidelines till 2020. He underwent surgery on Monday and has been ruled out for up to four weeks.

Speaking to the media regarding the player, Brighton manager Graham Potter said via Independent: “He has had some surgery at the start of the week. So he will be three to four weeks. It was in his groin area and we just needed a bit of work there. It is disappointing for him and for us of course.

“He had pain and the way he plays, he is a sprinter. It is better just to get it cleared up, it was the best option for him. It has happened over a period of weeks. It came to a head after the Leicester game. He took a freekick and it just aggravated it a bit more.”

While on the other hand, Bernardo has been cleared being fully fit and available for selection for the clash against the North London club but Jose Izquierdo is still on the sidelines.