Southampton supporters have been left devastated by the news that Fraser Forster has been ruled out for the rest of the campaign, as confirmed by the BBC.
Forster damaged his knee during Southampton's match against Burnley at the weekend and he is set for a lengthy lay-off.
Some reports, such as those from Sky Sports, have suggested that Forster could be out for up to 12 months, and the Saints have a lack of options without him in their team.
The former Celtic man has been brilliant during his first season at St. Mary's and has kept more clean-sheets than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League.
His form has been a major reason behind Southampton's success this campaign, but without the England international the team have a lack of cover.
Kelvin Davis performed admirably when he came on against Burnley, but he is ageing and has played little football of late.
It means that Forster's absence is a serve blow to Southampton's top-four chances and the squad will have to work hard to cover for his absence.
Here is the best reaction on social media site Twitter from fans of Southampton.
Gutted for Fraser Forster. Should be England's no.1, & should've been when at Celtic. Hopefully a quicker recovery than expected beckons.— Bartin (@BartMain) March 25, 2015
Absolutely gutted for Fraser Forster, he is an incredible keeper, I'd give anything to be as good as him. Hope he makes a solid recovery!— Super Saiyan God (@cescXbomb) March 25, 2015
Gutted for Fraser Forster. Shame he's gonna miss the rest of the season. Best Goalkeeper England has by a country mile IMO. #saintsfc— Chris (@chrisvertigan) March 25, 2015
Davis be fine till end of season but we needed another gk to compete with Forster anyway,very unlikely we'll finish top 4 anyway #saintsfc— Luke Fletcher (@Superfletch81) March 25, 2015
Fraser Forster out for the rest of the season, bloody hell looks like Kelvin Davis will have to take us into Europe #WishfulThinking— Connor McDonnell (@connormc29) March 25, 2015
Regardless extent of Forster's injury we needed to get a decent GK in the summer. Long term Davis, Gazzaniga + Cropper no comp for #1 jersey— greg v (@gregvul) March 25, 2015