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Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan out for 10 weeks after surgery

Wed 13 October 2021 | 22:40

AC Milan goalkeeper Mike Maignan will be out of action for 10 ten weeks after undergoing surgery on his left wrist.

The Frenchman goalkeeper joined the Italian giants from Ligue 1 champions

Lille

in the summer for a reported €15m fee, replacing outgoing stopper

Gianluigi Donnarumma

.

The France international has had a perfect start to life in Italy as he helped his side remain unbeaten in their first seven Serie A outings.

However, the 26-year-old got injured against

Liverpool

while saving

Mohammed Salah

’s penalty at Anfield. The injury worsened with a knock from

Luis Suarez

during their 2-1 Champions League defeat to

Atletico Madrid

.

On Wednesday,

Milan

confirmed that

Maignan

had undergone surgery and that he will rest for six weeks before beginning the recovery process. He is expected to return by the end of December.

Maignan will miss out not only on Serie A and Champions League action for AC Milan but also France’s World Cup qualifiers in November.

Milan have confirmed the signing of 38-year-old

Roma

goalkeeper

Antonio Mirante

, as Mike Maignan is out for at least 10 weeks, and the Italian will be registered for the Champions League.


source: SportMob

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