FC Barcelona defender Jérémy Mathieu suffered injury on Tuesday while on international duty for France against Russia.
Mathieu, who came on as a second-half substitute was injured just eight minutes after coming on in his country’s 4-2 win.
Tests this morning confirmed that Mathieu has a torn meniscus in his right knee. The player will have an operation on Thursday by doctors Ramon Cugat and Ricard Pruna. Subsequently, the club will release a statement explaining the results of the operation.