Problem for Emery at Villarreal CF with a serious injury

The French midfielder’s injury was more serious than expected

The coach of Villarreal CF, Unai Emery, has received some bad news from his medical department, with a disappointing report about one of his midfielders. Everything indicates that the player who was injured last November will not be for the rest of the season. We refer to the French pivot Francis Coquelin.

The Gaul had an Irritation of the Achilles tendon on November 20 when they faced the Celtic. Since then the player has remained away from the courts and was later intervened surgically. His return was predicted for mid-February, but a new medical report assured that this will not be the case.

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French midfielder Francis Coquelin relapsed with his Achilles Tendon injury, and will be out for much longer.

The evolution of Coquelin’s injury has not been satisfactory and Emery forces Villarreal to seek solutions

The man from Fuenterriben was counting on the return of the Frenchman by the end of February at the latest. But with this latest report, both he and the sports management have work to do as he is one of the midfielders Emery had the most. The Frenchman’s injury is not the only one present in the Submarine squad.

Right now Rubén Peña, Paco Alcácer, and Gerard Moreno, suffer complications that will not allow them to be present for this Sunday’s duel against Betis. However, they are not as serious as Coquelin’s. The recovery time is not fixed yet, and just as it could be three months, it could be the rest of the season.

Unai Emery feels a bit calm about Villarreal’s latest signing

In the last few hours, the Yellow Submarine made the signing of Argentine midfielder Giovani Lo Celso official. The player comes from Tottenham Hotspur on loan for the next six months. Although the operation was already planned before knowing the last part of Coquelin, it will serve to cover said space in the spinal cord.

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The South American midfielder decided to support his departure from the London club, not having minutes, nor the confidence of Antonio Conte. He barely 900 minutes in almost 19 games adding all the competitions in which the spur team was. Lo Celso hopes to have much more involvement in Unai Emery’s scheme, and help the club reach international competition.

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