Southampton star Armel Bella-Kotchap goes off injured with arm in makeshift sling with fears over dislocated shoulder

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ARMEL BELLA-KOTCHAP went off together with his arm in a makeshift sling amid fears the Southampton defender has dislocated his shoulder for the second time this season.

Tottenham striker Richarlison and Bella-Kotchup have been replaced inside eight minutes of Saturday’s clash – the quickest ever time within the Premier League that two groups in the identical match have each made substitutions.

Saints’ star Armel Bella-Kotchap was helped of within the opening minutes
Tottenham’s Ben Davies consoles Bella-Kotchap amid worries the starlet has suffered a repeat of the dislocated shoulder he suffered final October[/caption]

And the Saints’ Germany centre-back was grim-faced as he acquired remedy for an agonising damage.

The 21-year-old dislocated his shoulder in October however recovered to make the World Cup.

However as he went down on a knee to obtain consideration this weekend he seemed anxious and was consoled by Spurs defender Ben Davies.

Ghanaian Mohammed Salisu instantly came on to exchange Bella-Kotchup.

The two-cap German ace had determined towards surgery early within the season.

And though which may have helped him go to Qatar in November, it’s unclear if it’s affected the longer-term state of affairs together with his shoulder.

Extremely, each teams additionally needed to take off another player earlier than the break

Loan wideman Ainsley Maitland-Niles changed Jan Bednarek for Southampton on 34 minutes.


And shortly after Tottenham brought on Ivan Perisic for Davies.

So it was maybe not shocking that the sport seemed to be limping to the interval goalless.

However in stoppage-time Spurs winger Pedro Porro smashed a shocking opener.