Amrabat out for up to six weeks

Nordin Amrabat

Nordin Amrabat has been ruled out of first team football for up to six weeks.

The winger who is contracted to Galatasaray suffered an injury while on international duty with Morocco.

The 27-year-old scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over Benin. Amrabat was forced to come off during the game due to injury.

Amrabat was initially only expected to be out for two weeks however, further scans have revealed muscle damage which will keep him out for between four to six weeks.

The former PSV player joined Galatasaray from Kayserispor in July 2012 for €8.6 million and still has three-years remaining on his contract.

Amrabat has been on loan at La Liga side Malaga since last season. Galatasaray board member Abdurrahim Albayrak wants Nordin Amrabat to return to Istanbul after his loan deal with Malaga comes to an end.

The 27-year-old winger has three assists and three goals in his last five league games and was named in Marca’s October La Liga Team of the Month.