Leicester defender Wesley Fofana mentioned on Thursday he suffered a damaged leg in his facet’s pre-season pleasant towards Villarreal.
Fofana sustained the fractured fibula when he was tackled by Villarreal ahead Nino the second half on the King Energy Stadium on Wednesday.
The France under-21s centre-back had prolonged remedy on the pitch, together with being given oxygen, earlier than he was stretchered off.
“Hey guys, many thanks for all of your messages. It’s a unhealthy day as we speak however I’m in an incredible membership with a beautiful medical workforce,” Fofana wrote on Instagram on Thursday.
“I provides you with information as quickly as I’ve a ultimate prognosis however we already know that I’ve a fibula fracture. I’ll come quickly and stronger: don’t worry.”
Fofana excelled for the Foxes final season after he joined from Saint-Etienne in October.
He made 38 appearances as Leicester completed fifth within the Premier League and received the FA Cup for the primary time of their historical past.
Fofana’s harm is a significant blow to Leicester forward of the brand new Premier League season.
In addition they play within the Group Protect towards Manchester Metropolis at Wembley on Saturday.