Arsenal have ended their interest in Ryo Miyaichi after the Japanese winger had his leg badly broken during a trial match with Ajax. Miyaichi had previously spent a week training with the Gunners and had impressed Arsène Wenger.
Ryo featured in two of Arsenal’s second-string matches during pre-season, playing 60 and 45 minutes against Boreham Wood and AFC Wimbledon. The tricky left winger had already agreed on a trial with Ajax, but left North London with encouraging words from Wenger and the promise that scouts would be following his progress.
However, Miyaichi suffered a double break to his fibula after being victim of a horror tackle during a friendly against SVV Scheveningen. The Ajax coaching staff were left distraught by the injury. Reports in the Netherlands suggest Ryo was on the cusp of winning a contract with the Dutch giants.
With thanks to @WhiskyCarlsson.