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Maxime Gonalons injury blow for Sevilla

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Sevilla have announced that midfielder Maxime Gonalons will be out for at least six weeks with a fractured fibula

The France international was signed by Los Rojiblancos this summer from AS Roma on a loan deal.

And, following compatriot Steven N’Zonzi’s move the other way, Gonalons seemed set to play a prominent role at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

The 29-year-old has made four appearances across all competitions for Pablo Machin’s side and opened his scoring account in Sevilla’s 3-0 Europa League qualifying win over Sigma Olomouc.

But a collision in training on Thursday means that Gonalons will now face a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

“The French player received a blow during a training and the tests to which he has been subjected to confirm the condition,” read a statement.

Sevilla are currently fifth in La Liga after three games.