Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Lemar has ruptured his Achilles tendon and needs surgery, the Spanish side said Sunday, leaving him sidelined for several months.

The France international was substituted after sustaining the injury in the club’s heavy 3-0 defeat by Valencia at Mestalla on Saturday in La Liga.

“A lot of strength to you Thom, we wish you a quick recovery,” said Atletico in a statement, without specifying his expected recovery time.

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