Sevilla defender Escude out for three weeks

February 11th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Madrid, Feb 11 (DPA) French defender Julien Escude will be out of action for at least three weeks, according to Spanish giants Sevilla.Escude, 29, tore the femoral biceps muscle in his right leg in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at home to crosstown rivals Betis.

The French defender has been plagued by muscle injuries since joining Sevilla from Ajax in 2006.

Sevilla’s other injury victims at the moment are Abdoulay Konko, Arouna Kone and Luis Fabiano.

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