Ligue 1: Maxime Barthelme sidelined for six months with knee ligament injury
Lorient midfielder Maxime Barthelme has been ruled out for six months with anterior cruciate ligament damage.
By Patrick Haond
Last Updated: 04/03/14 10:14am
The 25-year-old hurt his left knee during Saturday's 1-1 Ligue 1 draw with Bastia and scans have now revealed the full extent of the season-ending injury.
A statement published on Lorient's official website said Barthelme would undergo surgery "soon".
The Sartrouville-born player has made 13 appearances for Lorient this term, scoring one goal.