Kévin Malcuit’s season is over after the Napoli defender damaged knee ligaments during the 1-1 draw with SPAL on Sunday.
It was confirmed on Monday that Malcuit had injured both the ACL and medial meniscus in his right knee against SPAL.
The Frenchman, who left the field in tears, will undergo surgery tomorrow and is not expected to play again for Napoli this season.
He becomes the fourth defensive casualty for Carlo Ancelotti’s side, with Mario Rui, Nikola Maksimovic and Elseid Hysaj also out.
Consequently, Ancelotti will have to turn back to Faouzi Ghoulam, who has fallen out of favour in recent weeks.
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