Marseille: Marseille’s World Cup-winning winger Florian Thauvin is ready to overlook the remainder of the calendar yr after agreeing to bear ankle surgical procedure, his membership introduced on Wednesday.
In a press release, Marseille mentioned Thauvin wouldn’t play once more till after Ligue 1’s winter break, which covers the interval of late December and early January.
Thauvin, who has gained 10 caps for France together with one look in its place throughout their triumphant World Cup marketing campaign in Russia final yr, initially suffered the damage late final season.
He then twisted his ankle in a pre-season pleasant defeat to Rangers in July however returned to motion for Andre Villas-Boas’s aspect on 1 September.
Regardless of that, Marseille mentioned he would now bear an arthroscopy “so as to have the ability to get again to 100 %”.
Thauvin has scored 53 league objectives within the final three seasons for his membership, who’re hoping Villas-Boas can revive their fortunes after they missed out on European qualification on the finish of final season.