The player will not be available for the Ecuadorean national team designation in January and February.
If he wanted to come back strong and uncomplicated in the future, Jeremy Sarmiento understood that the “best option” to recover from an injury to his left leg was to undergo surgery. The Ecuadorean international consulted physiotherapists at his club, Brighton and Hove Albion, and two of his teammates who had a similar injury.
On his first appearance in the Premier League, against West Ham on 1 December in London, Sarmiento left the field in the 13th minute limping due to a blow to the leg.
The footballer’s father, Holger Sarmiento, revealed that the diagnosis was a hamstring injury, which Jeremy had to undergo surgery that was due to take place on Tuesday as the number 60 revealed in Brighton. The recovery time may extend to three to four months.
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We chatted with Jeremy football channel Hours before he entered the operating room, he explained that he had followed the recommendations of his physiotherapists and colleagues in Brighton.
“Unfortunately I had an injury against West Ham, it was a strange thing, I don’t know what it is, but I imagine in one play I was going to get the ball back and it stopped, my weight was all on my left of the 19-year-old attack,” said the 19-year-old.
“I tried to keep playing, but the pain continued. So I decided to stop and from there we saw the results. Of course it’s not a good thing, but I am focused on recovering and coming back stronger than ever.”
Due to the payback time, which will be between three and four months, the player will not be available for the martyrdom of the Ecuadorean team, which will play between January 27 and February 1, dates 15 and 16 of the Qatar World Cup qualifiers. 2022.
I have spoken with doctors and colleagues and this was the best option for my surgery. I have two colleagues who had the same problem and they told me that this was the best choice they made. “I knew that was the only option I had,” said the Ecuadorean Spaniard. (Dr)
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