Blow for Best as striker faces six months out with cruciate ligament injury
21:43 GMT, 30 July 2012
Blackburn striker Leon Best is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after suffering anterior cruciate ligament damage on Monday.
The 25-year-old, a 3million summer signing from Newcastle, was carried off on a stretcher during Rovers’ 2-1 pre-season friendly win over AEK Athens.
The forward could be out of action for around six months.
Pain game: Leon Best receives treatment on the pitch after sustaining his injury