America’s Nestor Araujo Suffers Rupture of Collateral Ligament: Latest Updates and Treatment Options

2023-09-19 17:55:28

César CaballeroSep 19, 2023, 2:49 PMReading: 2 min.

The center back was on the sidelines of training after the Leagues Cup and they still have to define the treatment he will follow

MEXICO CITY — America reported this Tuesday morning that Nestor Araujo suffered a rupture of the collateral ligament of the right kneeafter just last week he had joined training with the first team after overcoming an injury that had sidelined him from the playing fields after the 2023 Leagues Cup.

“He America club reports Nestor Araujo presented a rupture of the lateral collateral ligament of the right knee. “Our player is undergoing evaluation to determine the definitive treatment,” the Coapa team wrote on their social networks.

Just last week, prior to the National Classic against Chivas, Nestor Araujo had returned to training work with the first team, after he was in rehabilitation for an injury that had left him out of circulation after the participation of the America in the Leagues Cup 2023.

Nestor Araujo He was not included in the squad for the duel against Chivas last Saturday and, given the injury of Sebastian CaceresAndré Jardine was forced to accelerate the debut of Igor Lichnovskywho had barely experienced his first training with America last Thursday.

The central defender arrived at America for Apertura 2022 and since that moment he has played 2,497 minutes on the field in the 35 games he has played with the Águilas, in which he has contributed with two assists.

According to information collected by ESPNthis injury is a relapse of his previous injury, since even André Jardine’s coaching staff had him considered for next Sunday’s duel against Toluca.

For now, America analyzes the procedure that will follow with the injury of Nestor Araujowho has the possibility of undergoing surgery either in Mexico City or in Guadalajara with Dr. Rafael Ortega.

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