New York City FC midfielder Yangel Herrera will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing arthroscopic ankle surgery, the club announced Thursday.
Herrera is expected to make a full recovery.
Herrera was injured in NYCFC’s 3-1 loss to the Houston Dynamo on May 25 and has missed the past two games. The 20-year-old had three assists in 13 games (12 starts) this season.
Herrera, a Venezuelan international on loan from sibling club Manchester City, played his first season with NYCFC last year, totaling a goal and two assists in 18 games (14 starts).
NYCFC is second in the Eastern Conference standings with 27 points, behind only Atlanta United (29 points).
—Field Level Media