Injury - Soccer Wiretap

Callum Hudson-Odoi Ruptures Achilles

Apr 23, 2019 12:53 PM

Callum Hudson-Odoi will miss the rest of this season after rupturing his Achilles in a 2-2 draw against Burnley.

"It's not an easy one. I think it's a serious injury. It's his Achilles tendon. I cannot tell you the extent of it. I don't know -- he'll have to have an examination, but it's not looking good," said Gianfranco Zola after the match. 

Hudson-Odoi was rumored to be leaving Chelsea for Bayern Munich this summer, although the nature of his injury may complicate his future. 

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Kevin De Bruyne To Miss Manchester Derby With Hamstring Injury

Apr 21, 2019 12:03 PM

Kevin de Bruyne suffered a hamstring injury against Tottenham in Saturday's win that will keep him out of the Manchester derby on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola praised Phil Foden's performance against Tottenham, with the 18-year-old set to replace de Bruyne in the lineup.

“He [Foden] is an incredibly talented player with an ability to arrive in the box, which is how he got his goal. Every time he plays he either scores goals or makes chances. Against Tottenham he showed his ability to play in tight spaces, because it is not easy to play against Dier or Wanyama or Eriksen. It was a fantastic experience for him and I trust him a lot," said Guardiola.

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Tags: Manchester City, Manchester United, Injury

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Aaron Ramsay May Have Played Last Game With Arsenal, Says Emery

Apr 20, 2019 1:58 PM

Unai Emery didn't know if Aaron Ramsay would play for Arsenal again this season after the midfielder suffered a hamstring injury against Napoli.

“I don’t know. It is a muscular injury. Normally it is some weeks outside the team. He was in a very good moment, with big behaviour and commitment to do something important," said Emery.

Ramsay is set to join Juventus this summer.

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Harry Kane Has 'Significant Ankle Injury', No Timetable For Return

Apr 11, 2019 7:11 PM

Harry Kane suffered a "significant ankle injury" during Tottenham's Champions League match against Manchester City.

The club gave no timetable for his return.

"Following assessment over the past two days, we can confirm that Harry Kane has sustained a significant lateral ligament injury to his left ankle following a challenge in our Champions League quarterfinal, first leg win against Manchester City. Investigations are ongoing and he will continue to be assessed by our medical staff over the coming week," said the team in an official statement.

Kane suffered the injury following a challenge from Fabian Delph.

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Christian Pulisic Out 3-4 Weeks With Torn Thigh Muscle

Mar 29, 2019 1:19 AM

Christian Pulisic will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a torn thigh muscle.

He suffered the injury in the United States' 1-1 draw with Chile. 

He became the youngest American to reach double digits in goals after scoring an early chance.

ESPN

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Cristiano Ronaldo Out Two Weeks With Right Leg Injury

Mar 26, 2019 7:10 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo will be out two weeks with a right leg injury.

"I am not worried, I know my body. It happens, it's football ... I am fine because I know I will come back in one or two weeks," Ronaldo said of the injury after Monday's 1-1 draw.

Juventus are back in Serie A action on Saturday against Empoli, and will take on Ajax on April 10 in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals.

ESPN

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Alexis Sanchez Out Up To Eight Weeks With Knee Injury

Mar 4, 2019 9:49 AM

Alexis Sanchez could be out as long as eight weeks with a knee injury.

Sanchez suffered ligament damage to his knee in Saturday's 3-2 win over Southampton.

Sanchez has played sparingly for Manchester United but the injuries for the club have been piling up.

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Tags: Manchester United, Injury

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Sergio Ramos Doubtful For El Clasico With Hamstring Injury

Mar 1, 2019 8:05 PM

Sergio Ramos is doubtful for this weekend's El Clasico after re-injuring his hamstring in a clash with Casemiro in their Copa del Rey semifinal loss.

Ramos will be re-examined before the match.

Nacho will miss the match due to yellow card suspension. 

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Nemanja Matic Could Be Out One Month With Muscle Injury

Feb 24, 2019 9:34 AM

Nemanja Matic could be out for a month with a muscle injury.

Matic picked up the injury during training on Saturday.

Matic has not missed a league game since the 1-1 draw with Wolves in September. 

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Tags: Manchester United, Injury

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Harry Kane Returns To Training, Expected To Play At Burnley

Feb 20, 2019 1:23 PM

Harry Kane has returned to training after missing over a month with an ankle injury.

Kane suffered the injury on January 13th against Manchester United.

Tottenham have won all 4 league matches in his absence. 

The Guardian

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Edinson Cavani To Miss First Leg Against Manchester United
PSG will be without Neymar and Edinson Cavani for their round of 16 clash against Manchester United.

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Benjamin Mendy To Pep Guardiola: I Was Not In Hong Kong
Mendy, who had been warned about his use of social media in the past, was in Spain receiving treatment.

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Manuel Neuer Trains After Injuring Thumb
Neuer missed Bayern's 3-1 loss to Leverkusen after injuring his thumb.

ESPN

Neymar Wishes For 'New Metatarsal' During Birthday Bash
Neymar will miss PSG's clash against Manchester United in the Champions League.

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Barcelona Waiting Until Last Minute To Determine Messi Fitness
Messi was injured over the weekend against Valencia.

BBC Sport

Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool To Focus Both On League and Europe
Liverpool play their first leg in the Champions League against Bayern Munich on February 19th.

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Messi Set To Be Available For El Clasico On Wednseday
Barcelona play Real Madrid on Wednesday in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey.

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Joe Gomez Will Need 'More Time', May Require Another Operation
Gomez broke his leg in early December against Burnley.

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Luciano Acosta Rumored For PSG Move
Acosta is set to replace Neymar as the Brazilian recovers from a foot injury.

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Neymar Out For Over Two Months With Foot Injury
Neymar has been ruled out for up to 10 weeks with a right foot injury suffered on January 23.

ESPN

Sokratis, Laurent Koscielny To Miss Time Following Injuries
Arsenal are already without Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding for the season.

ESPN

Chucky Lozano Released From Hospital Following Head Injury
Lozano scored 2 goals before colliding with an opponent just before halftime.

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Neymar May Miss Manchester United Match With Injury
Neymar injured his metatarsal after getting tackled against Strasbourg.

The Guardian

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham Open To New Signing After Injuries
Alli and Kane are expected to miss the next several weeks due to injury.

BBC Sport

Dele Alli Out For At Least 6 Weeks With Hamstring Injury
Alli is scheduled to miss Tottenham's next six league matches and the first leg of their Champions League match against Dortmund.

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Hector Bellerin To Miss Season With Ruptured ACL
Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Stephan Lichtsteiner will replace Bellerin in Arsenal's lineup.

David Hytner/The Guardian

Karim Benzema To Miss Two Weeks Following Finger Surgery
Benzema will have the operation after Real Madrid's match against Sevilla.

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Trent Alexander-Arnold Out For Month With Knee Injury
Liverpool will be without Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez, and Joel Matip in defense.

Andy Hunter/The Guardian

Harry Kane Out Until March With Ankle Injury
Kane is set to miss both legs of Tottenham's round of 16 match-up against Borussia Dortmund.

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Pep Guardiola On Relationship With De Bruyne: 'He Knows Where I Am'
De Bruyne has started just six matches this season due to knee injuries.

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