According to L’Équipe, AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan is set to miss the Qatar World Cup with France as his calf injury suffered last month has been further aggravated, which sees him on the sidelines for an extended period of time.
Gazzetta dello Sport reported yesterday, as initially indicated by Sky Sport, that the AC Milan goalkeeper saw seen his calf injury resurface in training today with the Rossoneri, having just coming back from the injury he picked up while on international duty. It has been since confirmed that it will mean he will miss the World Cup with Les Bleus. it was reported that the issue could rule him out of action for the next three weeks. But the latest reports have appeared to be much more severe for the goalkeeper.
The 27-year-old made a start ahead of France’s first-choice goalkeeper Hugo Lloris as the Tottenham Hotspur captain was also out with a thigh injury in September. With Maignan injured, Alphonse Areola came onto the field midway into France’s Nations League tie against Austria.