Gavi’s injury with the Spanish team has made headlines and statements after Spain’s match against Georgia. A serious injury that tops the list of players affected by the so-called ‘FIFA virus’which has been especially virulent in the last selection window of 2023.
Still with 14 games to play between Monday and Tuesday, there are many LaLiga players who have suffered relevant injuries in their international matches. The most serious is that of Gavi, who will miss the rest of the season, plus the Euro Cup and the Olympic Games.if the rupture of the cruciate ligament in his right knee is confirmed.
He is not the only Barça player who returns from the break to go straight to the infirmary. Ter Stegen did not get to play for Germany due to back discomfort which, although they are not serious, do cause concern for FC Barcelona’s next league match.
Meanwhile, the FIFA virus has also attacked strongly to Real Madrid, which loses two of its strongholds: Vinicius Jr. and Eduardo Camavinga. The Brazilian broke down in the ‘canarinha’ clash against Colombia and will be out of the field for more than two months. The French, for its part, He tore the external lateral ligament in his right knee in training with the Blues. and will not be able to play for the next six or eight weeks.
Not only the two ‘big boys’ of LaLiga have suffered injuries to their players. Real Sociedad will lose Mike Oyarzabal the next two games due to an injury to the femoral biceps of his left leg, while Mallorca will receive an injury to his left calf Vedat Muriqiwhich was broken in the match between Kosovo and Israel and Villarreal to Manditouched on the ankle in Algeria-Mozambique.
For their part, the alarms have already gone off in Seville, where the Ocampos muscle problems with Argentina. Recovered, the Sevilla striker will be available for the South American superclassic against Brazil.
Five injured at Manchester City
Beyond LaLiga, Haaland has also fallen (one of the five injured at City along with Nunes, Aké, Ederson and Kovacic), Onana or Zaire-Emery, among others. Injuries that add to those of the previous international window, in which Nico Williams, Aidoo or, the most notable, Neymar, fell with a serious injury that will keep him out of the field for the entire season.
These injuries once again place the match load of international players at the center of the debate. A fact for which coaches have already raised their voices on more than one occasion. like Carlo Ancelotti o Pep Guardiola.
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