Home Sports More bad news for Demichelis River: Zuculini injured his knee and leaves Enzo Pérez as the only “5”

More bad news for Demichelis River: Zuculini injured his knee and leaves Enzo Pérez as the only “5”

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More bad news for Demichelis River: Zuculini injured his knee and leaves Enzo Pérez as the only “5”

Martín Demichelis keeps adding to his headaches. To the defensive problems that emerged last weekend in the first loss of his cycle against Cordoba Belgrainwas added this Tuesday the The serious injury of Bruno Zuculiniwhich beyond the name leaves him not very solvent in a key position of the team as a central midfielder.

“In today’s training, the player Bruno Zuculini dislocated his left knee and subsequent tests confirmed the presumed diagnosis of rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament. The surgical resolution will be scheduled in the next few days”reported the official medical report delivered by the Núñez club.

Zuculini’s absence – in principle for three or four months since it was a partial tear – adds to that suffered by Matías Kranevitter, who on the day of his return to River broke his right ankle due to of a brutal football in a friendly match against La Calera from Chile. It will be inactive until April.

To make matters worse, last week’s loan Philip Pena to Arsenal de Sarandí, who in this context leaves the captaincy Enzo Pérez as sole central midfielder role in the professional staff.

Photo: Andres Larrovere / AFP.

Photo: Andres Larrovere / AFP.

Alternatives? Several. Agostino Palavecino He can be that mixed footballer who fills the role if the player from Mendoza wants to take care of his physique and avoid overloading matches when the Copa Libertadores starts.

The ‘Millionaire’ can also go on the market and incorporate up to two players. One until this Thursday, after the departure of goalkeeper Leo Díaz on loan, and another on the way ten working days due to Zuculini’s injury.

The 29-year-old midfielder from Racing wore the red armband in 121 games, with nine goals and two assists. At the time Demichelis had little contested Official 14 minutes in the first round of the victory against Central Córdoba de Santiago del Estero, for the current Professional League.

Source: Clarin

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