Southampton and France star Morgan Schneiderlin comments on his injury

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin says that the injury he suffered while on international duty with France is not serious.

Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has allayed fears on his injury.

The 25-year-old has been ruled out of France’s international friendly against Sweden on Tuesday.

Schneiderlin underwent a scan on a problem with his right adductor this morning and was subsequently ruled out of the match in Marseille.

The former Strasbourg star will now return to Southampton to undergo further examination.

Schneiderlin is understandably disappointed with his injury and not playing for France next week, but he has played down the seriousness of the problem.

The midfielder took to social networking site Twitter earlier this afternoon to posted the following message: “Sad to give up my place because of my injury, which is not serious, but requires supervision. Thanks to all! #AllezLesBleus”.

Schneiderlin has been a key player for Southampton so far this season, scoring three goals and creating five chances in 11 Premier League appearances.

The Frenchman has a pass accuracy of 89% and a shot accuracy of 56%, while winning 38% of his duels.

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