26 Jul Marco Asensio harm: Real Madrid star says ruptured ACL is’difficult to take’ because he laments bad fortune
The attacker is facing a very long spell on the sidelines but he’s confident of recovering from his injury and returning to his high shape
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio lamented his poor fortune but has vowed to bounce back after suffering a severe knee injury.
The 22-year old is very likely to miss between six to eight months of activity after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament in Madrid’s friendly with Arsenal earlier this past week.
Asensio scored an equaliser for his side from the International Champions Cup battle – that Madrid won on penalties after a 2-2 draw – and has been expected to play an integral role for Zinedine Zidane’s guys this forthcoming campaig.
Rather, he’s beginning a very long road to healing.
Talking for the first time because Madrid affirmed the extent of his injury, Asensio submitted a message to fans on his social networking platforms.
“I started this year with revived hopes, appearing after the last little detail of my groundwork so that this could be a terrific time for several of the Madrid lovers and for myself personally,” he explained.
“In the greatest things in existence, you might have a sudden stroke of terrible luck and suddenly everything changes. It’s a challenge to accept everything nowadays, but I start another private challenge in my entire life. I trust this is going to be a fantastic season.
“Your messages of support and loving gestures provide me more power to confront this challenge. Heartfelt thanks to all of you for your service. See you shortly.”
Your messages of support and loving gestures provide me more power to confront this challenge.
Heartfelt thanks to all of you for your service.
See you shortly. pic.twitter.com/890yEGbJfK
— Marco Asensio (@marcoasensio10) July 25, 2019
Zidane also faces being Ferland Mendy for the beginning of the new effort as the $48million signing from Lyon hurt his leg at the draw with Arsenal.
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Mendy’s harm will continue to be tracked but he can miss around four months, according to reports in Spain.
The team are also coping with transfer play enclosing Gareth Bale, together with it to be observed how the harms can impact the club’s concessions in the market going ahead.
Madrid start their La Liga campaign with a visit to Celta Vigo on August 17 and confront Atletico Madrid in the last game of the US tour on Friday.