Gignac out for 6 weeks after fracturing foot bone

Marseille says striker Andre-Pierre Gignac will be out for six

weeks after fracturing a bone in his left foot during Sunday’s 1-0

defeat away to Troyes.

Gignac landed heavily after challenging for a header and limped

off the in the first half.

It was feared the injury would keep Gignac out for longer, but

the club said in a statement Monday that tests revealed he

fractured his fifth metatarsal and is expected to be out for six


Gignac is Marseille’s top scorer with nine goals in all

competitions this season.