With just over two weeks to go before the League begins, in this case with an Albacete-Espanyol team, the injuries are beginning to be worrying. It is the case of Javi Puado, who suffered a severe blow to the first bars of the friendly against Las Palmas (2-1), played this past Wednesday in Marbella, as a result of which he had to limp off the pitch with assistance. More than a scare, it has resulted in an ailment.
Suffer Handful a right ankle sprain with bone bruiseas the Espanyol doctors suspected after the first tests carried out on the field and have been able to confirm with the examinations the day after. His time off is undetermined for now for the club, which begins the countdown to the official competition. And to Luis Garcia, who will not be able to count on the youth squad for a crucial preparation stretch in terms of instilling and developing ideas. He will not be for this Saturday’s friendly against him Al-Wakrah and hardly reach August 5 in Utrechtin the last game before the moment of truth.
Puado was not the only player injured as a result of the intensity of Las Palmas, since from another blow Sergi Darder was also hurt, who nevertheless managed to continue on the field of play and finished the game, yes, applying ice to his right knee. He also applied it to one foot Pol Lozano after his replacement.
AND Jose Gragera He is just recovering from the blow to his left ankle that occurred on the first day of training in Marbella. Luis García reserved it in the second friendly, just like Nico Melamedslightly ‘touched’.