The midfielder of the River Plate Matías Kranevitter He underwent surgery this Tuesday after the injury suffered on December 22 in the first pre-season game for the “millionaire” team.
As confirmed to EFE by sources from the club, the player who returned to the River Plate discipline after passing through the Spanish was intervened Atletico Madrid Y Sevillethe zenith Russian and Mexican Monterey.
Although the club has not yet issued the official medical report, various media outlets that follow the news of the group that the former soccer player trains Martin Demichelis They reported that they found a fractured fibula and torn ligaments in his right ankle.
Initially, the club’s medical services had diagnosed an ankle fracture and had recommended surgical intervention.
Showing off his good spirits prior to the operation and despite the fact that he will surely have to stay off the pitch for several months, the midfielder himself had written this message on his social networks: “A few screws and we’ll be back.”
kranevitter was injured on December 22, when the River Plate fell in the penalty shootout against the Chilean team La Calera Union in the first pre-season match of the ‘millionaire’ team, which marked the debut of Demichelis as relief from Marcelo Gallardowho closed his cycle of eight and a half years at the club.
At the end of the duel played in San Luis (center of the country) that the ‘millionaires’ lost in the penalty shootout (4-3) against Unión La Calera after drawing 0-0 in regulation time, the coach referred to the injury from Kranevitter.
“Unfortunately, they are football things. He came with enormous enthusiasm and a lot of energy. Now, to wish him the best of spirits and a good recovery,” said the coach.
After the Christmas break, the River Plate squad resumed training this Monday and will continue its preseason in USA, where he will play three friendlies: on January 10 against the Mexican Monterrey in Austin (Texas), four days later against the Colombian Millonarios in Miami (Florida) and on January 17 against the Brazilian Vasco da Gama in Orlando (Florida).