Jurrien Timber Suffers ACL Injury And Set To Undergo Surgery

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Jurrien Timber, Arsenal defender, has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury on his right knee and will undergo surgery.

Jurrien Timber Suffers ACL Injury And Set To Undergo Surgery

Recall we reported on July 14, 2023 that Arsenal signed the Netherlands defender from Ajax for a fee of £34 million.

It has only been few days since he joined the Gunners before he got injured and will most likely be out for a long period.

Timber, 22, limped off the pitch in the 50th minute of the Gunners’ 2-1 victory against Nottingham Forest last weekend.

Arsenal released a statement in regards to the injury stating that the player “will be out of action for a period of time.”

The club’s statement added, “The support and expertise from our medical team and everyone at the club will now be focussed on Jurrien’s rehabilitation programme, to ensure he recovers well and is back playing as soon as possible”.

But the Gunners also confirmed that Jurrien Timber will receive every support he needs to ensure his quick recovery and return.

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Timber played his first match for Arsenal in the Community Shield against Manchester City which the Gunners won on Penalties.

He started the season opener against Forest and was replaced by Takehiro Tomiyasu in the second half after he sustained an injury.

Jurrien Timber played in 47 games for Ajax last season, including all six of their games in the Champions League group stage, and helped them win the Eredivisie title in 2021 and 2022.

Jurrien Timber

Jurriën David Norman Timber is a Dutch footballer who was born on 17 June 2001 and plays as a defender for Arsenal and the Netherlands national team.

Timber is mainly a center-back. He can also play as a right-back.

Jurrien Timber Suffers ACL Injury And Set To Undergo Surgery

The Dutchman joined Ajax’s youth academy in 2014, from Feyenoord and made his first-team debut in March 2020 and has won two Eredivisie titles and one KNVB Cup.

Jurrien Timber won the Marco van Basten Award in 2022.

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At the International level, Timber has made 29 appearances for the Netherlands at youth international level and he was a member of the under-17 team that won the 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

The injured Arsenal defender also made his senior debut in June 2021 for the Netherlands.

Salary & Net Worth

Jurrien Timber in July 2023 signed a contract with Arsenal that nets him a whopping salary of €8 million every year.

Net Worth:1.8 Million Euro (1.5 Million Pound)
Market Value:42 Million Euro (35.9 Million Pound)

He is one of Netherlands’ hottest defensive prospects as he was a regular starter in AFC Ajax’s first team before he moved to Arsenal.

At the young age of 22, Jurriën Timber’s net worth is estimated at €1,800,000 (£1,500,000) and his market value clocks in at a lofty €42.00m.

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