Once again the Colombian player James Rodriguez presents problems in the sun, an injury that has plagued him for a long time, which has been the eternal headache for him.
In last Saturday’s game against Manchester United, James scored a goal that helped tie it 3-3 and came out in the 69th minute of the game as a precaution, as confirmed by Everton coach Carlo Ancelotti.
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“We knew in advance that he had a little discomfort in his calf and that he could play, but that he would not be there for the full game”said the Italian coach on Sky Sports.
It has been the eternal problem of the cucuteño. At the end of last year, James “felt a discomfort in the game against Burnley last week. Could not train this week. We hope to give you some evaluations. He has a calf problem (soleus) and I prefer not to risk it, “Ancelotti said at a press conference.
Since 2014, James has been struggling with these problems alone. The first It was once a grade 1 muscle injury to the inner calf of his right leg. That was the warning bell.
From that year, it has been common for the Colombian midfielder to be injured in this part of your body at least once a year. There have been seven calf injuries that he has had since 2014, wearing the shirts of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and now Everton.
Not counting these seven days that he has been disabled, this type of injury has left him 148 days off the court.
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The first time he was injured was the one with the least disability, with only seven days, but Over time, it has been up to a month without being able to compete.