Franck Ribery of ACF Fiorentina injured in the course of the Italian championship Serie A soccer match between Fiorentina and Lecce on November 30, 2019 at Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence, Italy – Photo Luca Pagliaricci/AFP
French midfielder Franck Ribery will endure surgical procedure after struggling critical ligament harm to his proper ankle, his membership Fiorentina confirmed on Thursday.
Ribery, 36, needed to be helped off the pitch after a conflict with Lecce midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis on November 30.
“In order to solve the problem, a joint stabilisation surgical treatment has been proposed which will be performed in the next few hours,” Fiorentina mentioned.
“At the end of the procedure, the times for resuming competitive activity will be announced.”
Some Italian media mentioned the previous Bayern Munich star will likely be sidelined for 2 months.
Fiorentina are on a run of 4 consecutive defeats and are struggling in thirteenth within the league, 5 factors above the relegation zone.