Lorient striker, Terem Moffi, has been ruled out of action for at least two weeks after spraining his ankle in his side’s goalless draw against 10-man Reims in the French Ligue 1 last Saturday.
The Nigeria international was replaced by Ibrahima Kone in the 25th minute of the encounter after he had received treatment on the pitch but was unable to continue the game.
According to the club’s medical report released on Tuesday, the Nigerian would be unavailable for Lorient’s Visit to Troyes on Sunday in a Ligue 1 encounter, “Terem Moffi (ankle) Sprained ankle. Absent next weekend in Troyes. The duration of unavailability will be specified according to the evolution, in the next few days.”
Depending on the severity of the sprain, the recovery time for the 23-year-old may be between two to six weeks.
Being unavailable for Les Merlus will be a huge blow to the team who have started the 2022/23 campaign on a high note as they currently sit second in the French league, three points behind leaders, Paris Saint-Germain.
Moffi has been instrumental to their strong start to the campaign having scored eight goals in 11 appearances this season. He is the joint second top scorer in the league alongside Kylian Mbappe and behind PSG’s Neymar and Jonathan David, both on nine goals.