Captain Yussuf Poulsen has sustained ligament damage in his right ankle to keep him out of action, confirmed RB Leipzig.
On Sunday’s 5-0 rout of Mainz’s opening Poulsen underwent the injury 20 minutes before moving on to score one goal and set up two more.
On Monday the Denmark international underwent a scan and it was reported that he is having a sidelines spell, while being able to play against Mainz.
“In the match against Mainz 05 our forward Yussuf Poulsen suffered a ligament fracture in his right ankle.” a statement on the club’s official website read.
“As a consequence of Monday’s check he’ll be out before further notice.”