Bellerin confirms defender setback with tweet to injured teammate

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Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has tweeted his injured teammate Isaac Hayden.

Recent reports have suggested that Arsenal defender Isaac Hayden has suffered an injury setback that could see him ruled out for at least six weeks.

The stories began to circulate after the player tweeted a picture of himself wearing a protective boot along with the message 'Every setback has a greater comeback.'

And while there has been no official confirmation regarding the injury, Hayden's teammate Hector Bellerin has taken to Twitter himself to wish the player well and in the process confirm that the 19-year-old is likely to be out for a while.

'Wanna wish my bro Isaac Hayden a speedy recovery,' Bellerin wrote, 'a speedy recovery, nothing you can't handle, bro!'.

Some Arsenal fans were tipping Hayden for a regular first-team role following the injuries sustained by a number of more senior defenders; and yet the teenager has now suffered a blow of his own, but hopefully it is not one that keeps him out for too long.

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