Matt Giteau to go under the knife
Australia international Matt Giteau will have surgery next Monday
The operation will attempt to remedy a groin injury he has been grappling with for some time
Giteau confirmed the injury via his Twitter feed on Wednesday
Australia international and Toulon star Matt Giteau will have surgery next Monday to repair a damaged groin.
The 33-year-old took to Twitter on Wednesday (France time) to announce the news, without specifying how much time he would need to recover.
— Matt Giteau (@giteau_rugby) January 13, 2016
The injury obviously has an impact on his Champions Cup campaign with Toulon, who are in a rather precarious position in Pool 5.
The World Cup runner-up would have been an asset ahead of the match against Wasps on Sunday.