“Reinforcements? We are studying the situation,” Garde said.
“The easiest thing to do would be to reinforce the squad to make up for those absences. But you can’t then play everybody and the group could lose its balance.
“We must not forget that the African Cup of Nations could be over for the likes of Kone at the end of January. “I am also waiting to see how quickly Cris can recover. “We would prefer to manage the situation with the squad we already have, perhaps playing some midfielders in defence.”