The Villarreal midfielder will undergo further tests after Sunday’s injury. His presence in Qatar 2022 is at risk.
19 days after the start of the world qatar 2022on the Argentine National Team there are serious concern about the state of Giovani Lo Celsoto whom new studies will be carried out in the next few hours to determine the degree of the injury suffered in the biceps femoris of the right leg.
The 26-year-old midfielder he must have left the field with clear signs of pain on Sunday, in the duel that Villarreal lost 1-0 with Athletic Bilbao for the Spanish League. The first tests indicated the aforementioned tear and now they will reiterate them to determine how complex it is.
The presence of Lo Celso in the first match of the Argentine National Team, on Tuesday, November 22, against Saudi Arabia, had already been left in doubt after the first medical details. Nevertheless, could be a more serious injury what was said at the beginning. It is not even ruled out that he should be operatedwhich would definitely leave him out of the World Cup.
For now, from Villarreal they reported that Lo Celso continues to undergo medical tests and they are evaluating possible treatments, for which They imagine that between Monday and Tuesday they will be able to provide an official medical report.
What options does the midfield of the Argentine National Team have if Lo Celso does not arrive?
Faced with the possible loss of a starter who seemed undisputed in the previous one, they can think the different options to replace Lo Celso who has coach Lionel Scaloni to accompany Leandro Paredes and Rodrigo De Paul in midfield.
Alejandro Gomez and Alexis MacAllister appear as two of the candidates, while Enzo Fernandez could also be an alternative. Another with the same profile is Exequiel Palacios.
In the midfield, moreover, they are part of the preliminary list Guido Rodriguez, Thiago Almada Y Nicholas Dominguezwith different characteristics.
The other “headdresses” of the Argentine National Team
The most complex case is paulo dybala. In the last hours it transpired that he dedicates five hours a day to his kinesiology work on the quadriceps femoris of his left leg and undergoes special treatment so as not to miss the World Cup. Whether or not it will arrive on time is anyone’s guess.
Emiliano Martinez suffered a blow in the last game of Aston Villa against Newcastle for the Premier League and had to leave, but without major consequences. He is also having a problem Christian Romero, who only played one of Tottenham’s last four games. However, the presence of both in the World Cup is not at risk.
They are also not in danger Angel Di Mariathat he returned to train alongside the group at Juventusneither Leandro Paredespractically recovered from a slight strain in the hamstring of his left foot suffered while training at home.
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Lo Celso can miss the Qatar 2022 World Cup: maximum alert in the Argentine National Team