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Saivet sidelined for month

Bordeaux winger Henri Saivet will be out for four weeks after suffering problems with his knee.

The 23-year-old will miss his team's pre-season preparations in Italy while he recovers and will also be unavailable for the Ligue 1 fixtures against Montpellier, Monaco and Nice.

"Henri Saivet will not be starting for the workshop in Italy because of his knee injury," read a statement on the club's official website.

"The midfielder suffers from knee pain requiring complete rest for four weeks.

"We wish him a speedy recovery."