LONDON (Reuters) - England and Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs will miss subsequent 12 months’s ladies’s world Cup in France after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, the English FA said on Friday.

Nobbs become taken off on a stretcher in Arsenal’s 4-zero win over Everton within the girls’s first rate League closing month and have been a critical a part of England supervisor Phil Neville’s plans for the 2019 event.

The 25-yr-old, who has gained two league titles with the north London membership, had surgical operation on Monday and become ruled out for the rest of the season.

Nobbs turned into part of the Lionesses squad that finished third at the 2015 international Cup in Canada, but missed maximum of the event because of a hamstring damage.

“She is an invaluable member of the Lionesses squad and performed a huge element in supporting us comfortable our location at subsequent summer’s global Cup finals in France,” Neville said in a declaration released with the aid of the football association.

“obviously we're upset that a player of Jordan’s ability and importance will now not have the ability to take part inside the world Cup, however the precedence is that she returns to complete health and may stay up for many exciting years in advance gambling for both her club and u . S ..”

England will study who they'll face inside the group stage of the June to July match on Saturday while the world Cup draw takes vicinity in Paris.