Leeds United striker Chris Wood suffers suspected dislocated shoulder

Leeds United's Chris Wood

The New Zealand captain came off 15 minutes into the game with Vanuatu today, in a game he scored twice.

Leeds' Chris Wood looks dejected at the end of the matchLeeds' Chris Wood looks dejected at the end of the match

The official New Zealand website is reporting that Leeds United striker Chris Wood has suffered a dislocated elbow this morning.

The report states that this is the injury likely to have been suffered by Wood, which would confirm much of the rumour that has surrounded the Leeds player today.

Wood suffered a collision with a Vanuatu player in an international clash today and was seen sporting a sling after the game.

New Zealand's Chris Wood shoots at goalNew Zealand's Chris Wood shoots at goal

It comes as a massive blow to the player, who now looks likely to miss the rest of the OFC Nations Cup in which he was competing.

Wood was captaining the side and had already scored twice in the tie before having to come off with the painful looking shoulder injury.

Leeds United's Chris Wood scores his sides second goalLeeds United's Chris Wood scores his sides second goal

His two goals had taken him to three for the tournament after netting a penalty against Fiji in the opening game of the competition.

However, a dislocated shoulder would seemingly rule him out of the tournament. Luckily it should not have a massive impact on his pre-season preparation for Leeds United.

Here’s hoping it is a clean dislocation and he can return to action sooner rather than later.

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