Liverpool loan player Melo will be out for up to 3 months after surgery

2022-10-10 13:14

Liverpool loan player Melo will be out for up to 3 months after surgery

Liverpool's 26-year-old midfielder Arthur Melo recently underwent repair surgery after being diagnosed with a ruptured quadriceps tendon in training, and will face a three-month recovery period.

Melo has played for Juventus in Serie A since 2020 and has helped the team win the Italian Super Cup and the Coppa Italia. He previously played for Barcelona in La Liga. Until this year, before the deadline of the transfer window, he was loaned to Liverpool in the Premier League by Juventus.

As Liverpool's coach Jurgen Klopp suffered injuries to 31-year-old ace midfielder Thiago and 32-year-old captain Jordan Henderson, Klopp and Juventus reached a loan agreement to introduce Melo this summer fill vacancy.

But now the Brazilian midfielder's injury will be a heavy blow to Liverpool, who is expected to be sidelined until early next year.

Has not yet played for Liverpool in the Premier League after loan

However, since Melo was loaned to Liverpool this summer, he has not played a Premier League game because of his lack of physical fitness. He has only participated in double training, and played only 13 minutes in a Champions League game for Liverpool.

At the same time, he also represented the Liverpool U21 youth team in the Premier League B League and the English League Championship in international competitions.

Mello was also expected to play in yesterday's Premier League focus game against Arsenal and this week's fourth-round Champions League group match against Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves), but due to his thigh pain after training last week. He missed the Champions League clash with Wolves after being diagnosed with a ruptured quadriceps tendon in his thigh.

The future of football career is in a quagmire

Now Melo's injury will be his biggest setback at the beginning of his career at Liverpool. Initially, after leaving Juventus, Melo decided to impress Liverpool's head coach Klopp, and made contributions to the team to get the recognition of the coaching staff, so as to obtain the official transfer to become a Liverpool player in the future career. Chance.

However, the injury problem will cause Melo's future football career in Liverpool to be tragically cut in half, and he will also miss the World Cup on behalf of the Brazil national team due to injury. He once won the Copa America for the national team.

At present, Melo can only hope for the progress of his postoperative recovery, so that he can return as soon as possible and play a key role for Liverpool in the next Premier League this season.