Defender Gael Clichy offered a glimmer of hope, saying: “I don’t think it’s something big, I hope not.
“He told me he was OK and I hope he is because he has been out for a long time and this club needs their captain. Hopefully it will be just a matter of days and he will be back soon.
“Vincent is Vincent. Fully fit there’s one of the best centre-halves in Europe. We’ve been playing well the whole season, but having someone like him in the team is an extra bonus.”