Mohamed Zidan of Egypt (Photo: AFP)
Egypt striker Mohamed Zidan, who also plays for Emirati side Bani Yas, will be out of action for three weeks due to a knee injury, confirmed UAE daily Al-Bayan Wednesday.
Zidan, who was initially hit with a hamstring injury early this season, made some impressive performances after recovering including scoring two goals but was injured again in Sunday's 3-1 defeat against Al-Wasl in the domestic league.
"Medical scans revealed that Zidan suffered an interior knee injury that will keep him out of action for three weeks," UAE's newspaper Al-Bayan confirmed.
The Pharaohs star denied a rumoured rift with his coach Jozef Chovanec on Monday, insisting that he wishes to recover as soon as possible to continue his high performance to help his team win the UAE league title.
The 30-year old attacker joined the Emirati outfit last summer after spending 12 years in Europe.
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