9. Aaron Ramsey – double leg break (2010) Recovery time: Eight months
Everybody on the pitch was left distraught when the extent of Ramsey’s 2010 leg break became clear, while a remorseful Ryan Shawcross also left the pitch after being dismissed for the tackle.
It was the second horrific injury at Arsenal in the space of two years and everyone was delighted to see the Welshman back and better than ever less than a year later.
10. Hatem Ben Arfa – double leg break (2010) Recovery time: Eight months
Just four games into his time in the Premier League, Ben Arfa was carried off the pitch on a stretcher and needed oxygen after a challenge from Nigel de Jong.
The Frenchman underwent surgery at the Manchester Royal Infirmary in the proceedings days and his left leg was just as powerful by the time he pulled on the Newcastle jersey again.
11. Ryan Mason – fractured skull (2017) Recovery time: Never played again
Head injuries are never meant to take lightly. In another incident in the Premier League. Ryan Mason suffered a grave head injury after a horrible clash with Gary Cahill in 2017 while contesting a corner.
Despite fighting hard to make a comeback, the risks were deemed too high by a number of world-class neurologists and neurosurgeons who feared for the Englishman’s health.