Kenny McLean will miss Scotland’s Euro 2020 push after Norwich City confirmed the midfielder has sustained knee ligament damage.

The injury occurred on the final day of the English Championship season as Norwich City faced Barnsley. McLean appeared for the trophy lift on crutches as Daniel Farke’s side sealed their return to the Premier League as champions. But the 29-year-old has been hit with a huge blow and will miss Euro 2020 for Scotland.

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Gut-wrenching blow for McLean. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)

He has been a key member of Steve Clarke’s squad in recent international camps. A Norwich City statement reads: “Kenny McLean is set to be out of action for a period of 12 weeks following confirmation of a knee ligament injury.

“The Scottish midfielder was forced from the field of play following a heavy challenge in the 52nd minute of City’s 2-2 Sky Bet Championship draw away at Barnsley. Subsequent scans and further assessments have since revealed significant damage to the medial collateral ligament in McLean’s right knee.

“McLean will now undergo further assessment with an orthopaedic consultant to ascertain a management and rehabilitation plan for the injury. The injury will rule McLean out of Scotland’s upcoming UEFA European Championship campaign.”
The midfielder added: “Absolutely devastated to have picked up an injury that will mean I’ll miss the Euros. Lots of hard work to come and I’ll be supporting the lads from afar.”
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