On the sidelines of the Europa League draw, who placed AS Roma in the group of Betis Sevilla, the direction of the Italian club clarified the unavailability of Georginio Wijnaldum, victim Sunday of a fracture of the right tibia. ” I think he will be our big reinforcement for January. We took him for the whole season. We are expecting it in January “, confides Tiago Pinto, general manager of the Romans, on the club’s website.
No operation but conservative therapy
Loaned for one year with option to buy by Paris Saint Germain, the midfielder should be absent between three and four months according to several Italian media. The Italian Championship being interrupted in mid-November due to the World Cup, which Wijnaldum should miss, the Dutch international should return to the Roman squad in January.
After a reflection between the player, Rome, PSG and the selection of the Netherlands, the decision was made not to operate Wijnaldum, according to Italian media, but to favor conservative therapy. They also indicate that a new evaluation of his leg will take place in six to eight weeks.