Gaston Ramirez suffers horrific injury against Brighton.

Gaston Ramirez suffers horrific injury against Brighton

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Middlesbrough were promoted to the Premier League on Saturday following their 1-1 draw with Brighton, but the club’s afternoon was soured a little by Gaston Ramirez’s awful leg injury.

The Uruguay international was stretched off the pitch following the challenge by Dale Stephens, who was shown a straight red card by experienced referee Mike Dean.

Ramirez instantly knew he’d suffered a bad one, but required oxygen after pulling down his sock to reveal the full extent of the damage. (Scroll down this page to watch the video).


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Fortunately for Middlesbrough, they have now secured automatic promotion to the top flight and won’t be requiring Ramirez’s services again this season.

The 25-year-old is currently on loan at the Riverside Stadium from Southampton, who are expected to offload the South American on a permanent transfer if they can find a buyer this summer.

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Video: Gaston Ramirez's awful injury

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