Terrible news for Nkunku: the injury is worse than it seemed

ANDlast tuesday, striker Christopher Nkunku withdrew injured from training for the French National Team. Now, four days later, the worst omens for the RB Leipzig player have been confirmed.

The striker had to give up participating in the World Cup with the ‘Blues’, since the radiological examinations carried out that same night revealed that it was a sprain. However, today it has been revealed that Nkunku suffers a torn external ligament in his left knee. The club has preferred not to talk about recovery periods, but according to l’quipe could be more than two and a half months ‘KO’.

17 goals in 23 games they secured the attacker a place on Didier Deschamps’ final list. RB Leipzig will return to competition on January 20, 2023 but according to Bildit is expected that he will be out for about ten weeks.

Given the loss of the striker who plays in the Bundesliga, Didier Deschamps called up Randal Kolo Muani to replace him. The Eintracht Frankfurt striker, who was in Japan with his club, joined the French team in Doha on Thursday morning.

Injured in training in France

Nkunku was injured in training after a game with Eduardo Camavinga. However, the Real Madrid player does not touch the RB Leipzig striker. The Real Madrid player and he went to dispute a divided ball during a match in the training of the French team. The knee stuck when trying to withdraw the foot in the action and landing badly.

The sequence of the clash that leaves Nkunku out of the World Cup

Despite this, there have been numerous people who blamed Camavinga, the youngest of the whole team, and They charged him on social media. Some of them even with a racist tone.

“After Christopher Nkunku’s injury, Eduardo Camavinga was the victim of racist messages on social networks. The FFF condemns these attacks in the strongest possible terms and fully supports Eduardo,” the FFF said in a statement.

Nkunku himself regretted what happened and came out in defense of his partner for being “unfairly attacked”. “The World Cup must be a moment of union and not of division”the striker tweeted.

The injury comes at the moment when his future was being decided. It seems that he has it done with Chelsea for the next campaign, but now, after this injury, we have to see what happens. “Christo Nkunku tore the LCL in his left knee while training with the French team on November 15 in Paris,” Leipzig confirmed in a statement.

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