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Selçuk suffers knee ligament blow

Published: Sunday 3 October 2010, 21.59CET
Fenerbahçe SK midfielder Selçuk Şahin misses Turkey's UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers in Germany and Azerbaijan after being ruled out for two months with torn ligaments in his right knee.
Selçuk suffers knee ligament blow
Selçuk Şahin will miss two EURO qualifiers for Turkey ©Getty Images
Published: Sunday 3 October 2010, 21.59CET

Selçuk suffers knee ligament blow

Fenerbahçe SK midfielder Selçuk Şahin misses Turkey's UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers in Germany and Azerbaijan after being ruled out for two months with torn ligaments in his right knee.

Fenerbahçe SK midfielder Selçuk Şahin will miss Turkey's UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying matches away to Germany and Azerbaijan after tearing ligaments in his right knee.

Capped 17 times, Selçuk suffered the injury during Saturday's Turkish Super League match against Gençlerbirliği SK and is expected to be out of action for at least two months. Turkey coach Guus Hiddink has decided not to call up a replacement for the 29-year-old, who will be absent for the upcoming away matches on 8 and 12 October.

Last updated: 04/10/10 10.32CET

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