DR Congo’s Luyindama suffers season-ending injury

DR Congo international Christian Luyindama is set to miss the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury
DR Congo's Luyindama suffers season-ending injury
ISTANBUL, TURKEY – OCTOBER 27: Galatasaray’s Luyindama gestures after missing a position during the Turkish Super Lig week 9 soccer match between Besiktas and Galatasaray at the Vodafone Park in Istanbul, Turkey on October 27, 2019. Metin Pala / Anadolu Agency

Democratic Republic of Congo international Christian Luyindama is set to miss the remainder of the season after suffering a knee injury during the international break.

Luyindama who plays in Turkey for Galatasaray suffered a cruciate ligament tear during his country’s 2-2 draw away to Gambia in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier last week.

He has been a regular for the Turkish Super Lig club this season, playing 15 times across all competitions.

Luyindama helped Galatasaray to a league double last season, having joined the club on loan from Belgian side Standard Liege in January before signing a permanent deal with the Istanbul club ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.

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