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Esperance forward Fakhreddine Ben Youssef out for six months

Fakhreddine Ben Youssef

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Tunisian forward has been ruled out of action for six months after suffering an injury in training.

Fakhreddine Ben Youssef will miss half of Tunisian football’s 16/17 season due to injury. The Esperance forward was hurt in the club’s workout ahead of their final match of the .

According to his club, Ben Youssef suffered a “partial lesion of the anterior cruciate ligament.” The forward was accompanied by Esperance’s medical stuff to France for examination. He was confirmed to have suffered the knee injury that will sideline him for six months.

The 24 year old has missed Esperance’s recent matches due to knee problems. He joined the club, in 2015, after a brief spell with Metz in France.

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