Valenica, 25, sustained the injury as the result of a clash with Rangers defender Kirk Broadfoot, who was clearly perturbed by the nature of the former Wigan Athletic starÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s visibly severe knock.
The Ecuadorian international, who underwent ankle surgery during the summer, has suffered a suspected broken ankle and looks set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
“He has gone to hospital,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Ferguson after the Champions League clash. Ã¢â‚¬Å“It looks as if it is a dislocation and a fracture. It’s a bad one, it will keep him out for a long time. He seemed to dig his toe in the turf.”
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