Lille's Rio Mavuba is facing between two and three months on the sidelines
Lille have confirmed that captain Rio Mavuba is facing between two and three months on the sidelines.
Last Updated: 29/01/13 6:33pm
A short statement on the Lille website said Mavuba has had knee surgery after being injured playing in the Coupe de la Ligue clash with St Etienne on January 15, a match Lille lost on penalties.
The news means Mavuba will miss France's upcoming friendly against Germany as well as World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Spain in March.