New Bordeaux signing Jeremy Menez suffered a grisly ear injury during his first match for the French side against Lorient on Wednesday.
The 29-year-old, who joined the Ligue 1 outfit two days ago, had to come off after having a part of his ear cut off during the second half of the pre-season game.
Lorient midfielder Dieder Ndong stood on the former AC Milan player’s head during the second half of the contest, taking a chunk out of the forward’s right ear.
Menez came off in the 77th minute, and Bordeaux confirmed he will undergo surgery to heal the ugly cut.
“Jeremy Menez had an ear cut off during the encounter against Lorient, which led to his premature exit in the 77th minute,” read a club statement.
“The medical staff will take a surgical opinion on whether to operate on the new Bordeaux player.”
Menez joined Bordeaux on a free transfer after spending the last two seasons with Milan.
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