season over for Sofiane Boufal in Angers
Moroccan international Sofiane Boufal, injured in the hamstrings last week against PSG, must be operated on and will be unavailable for the end of the season, his club Angers announced on Tuesday. It’s a blow for Angers, who loses its « strong link », as coach Gérald Baticle had described it. Currently 14th in Ligue 1, the SCO is only 4 points ahead of the play-off 4 days before the end of the championship.
Sofiane Boufal was injured on an acceleration at the start of the match against PSG on April 20 (3-0 defeat). He was absent on Sunday in Clermont, where the Angevins, who led 2-0 20 minutes from the end of the match, conceded a 2-2 draw against a direct opponent for maintenance. He is due for surgery on Wednesday morning, the club announced. “I will unfortunately be away for a while but I will come back stronger, as I always have,” assured the player on social networks.