Boro Star Hit With Three-Month Lay-Off!

Last updated : 24 February 2009 By Boro Mad
Scans have shown that the French midfielder has damaged medial ligaments in his right knee and suffered a rupture to the quadriceps muscle in his left leg.

He is now expected to be out until May and could miss the rest of the season.

MFC official website: "Didier Digard faces a 12-week lay-off after confirmation that he suffered a partial rupture to the quadriceps muscle of his left leg and a partial tear to his medial ligament of his right knee during Saturday's game.

"The French midfielder will need to undergo extensive rehabilitation to overcome the quad injury and it is anticipated that he will take around 12 weeks before he is ready to return to playing.

"He visited an orthopaedic specialist on Monday when details of the double injury were confirmed."