Chukwueze will be out for three months and will miss the Super Cup against Chelsea
Tstill with the hangover of the celebrations for the European triumph, andl Villarreal confirmed the first safe loss for the Super Cup dispute that the yellows will play on August 11 against Chelsea. The Nigerian, Samu Chukwueze, who this weekend underwent surgery after relapsing from a muscle injury, will be away from the playing fields for more than three months and will miss the dispute of the first title in play of the season.
Through a statement, the La Plana club confirmed that the footballer has been operated on in the anterior rectus of the left leg by Doctor Ramón Cugat at the Quirón Salud Hospital in Barcelona. It should be remembered that the skilled footballer was injured in that area in the second leg of the Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal FC at the Emirates Stadium on May 6. With little time to recover before the final in Gdansk, the player forced the march hoping to get there, but unfortunately suffered a relapse. After several episodes of muscle problems this season, he has made the determination to go through a surgical intervention to solve the problems.
The withdrawal period will vary between three and four months, with which the footballer will miss the preseason, the European final against Chelsea and the first month of the league championship.