Portsmouth defender Whatmough to have surgery on injured knee

Jack Whatmough will have to undergo an operation for his knee injury.

Tuesday, 5th February 2019, 11:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 8:51 pm
Jack Whatmough

The Pompey defender picked up the setback in Saturday's 1-1 draw against Doncaster, limping out of the action in the first half. 

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Whatmough, 22, had an MRI scan yesterday and the results have shown he requires microfracture surgery - used to repair damaged articular cartilage.

And it means that the academy graduate is set for a long-term spell on the sidelines.