Football: PSG striker Cavani out for three weeks
Published on Feb 2, 2014 10:55 PM
PARIS (REUTERS) - Paris St-Germain striker Edinson Cavani has been ruled out for three weeks because of a thigh injury and is set to miss this month's Champions League tie at Bayer Leverkusen, a spokesman for the French club said on Sunday.
He had to be replaced in the 75th minute of PSG's 2-0 home victory over Girondins Bordeaux in Ligue 1 on Friday and underwent further examination the following day.
A club spokesman told Reuters that the Uruguay striker would be out of action for at least three weeks.
The 26-year-old Cavani has scored 20 goals in 30 matches in all competitions since joining the Ligue 1 leaders from Napoli for a French record fee of 64 million euros (S$110 million) this season.
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