Zoumana Bakayogo has returned to Leicester from his loan spell at Yeovil Town after suffering a ruptured anterior ligament injury during his debut with the club.
Bakayogo has immediately been sent back to his parent club after just three days on loan. The defender's injury came in the Glovers' 2-0 win over Birmingham at the weekend, with the skilful left-back being forced off after just 37 minutes.
Yeovil manager Gary Johnson told the official club website: "Zoumana said he just felt his knee crumble under him, It was innocuous - he just turned and he felt it.”
Johnson's side are currently sandwiched in the relegation zone at the foot of the Sky Bet Championship, four points from safety and with games against promotion-chasing Derby and Bournemouth coming up.
With that in mind, last season's League One play-off winners will be hoping to find a replacement for the unfortunate Ivorian player.
Leicester City, meanwhile, are currently odds on to win promotion to the Premier League, sitting five points clear of the chasing pack at the top of the table.
The Foxes have games against Middlesbrough and Birmingham coming up in the next week.
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