Neymar is aware of he faces a lengthy recovery for his critical knee injury, based on Brazil’s nationwide staff doctor Rodrigo Lasmar.
The Al Hilal ahead underwent profitable surgical procedure to restore anterior cruciate ligaments and meniscus accidents in his left knee on Nov. 2 in Brazil.
No recovery estimate was given however Brazil’s Football Confederation (CBF) is hopeful Neymar, 31, might be again in time for the 2024 Copa America, which takes place within the United States between June 20 and July 14.
“Neymar has been recovering very well,” Lasmar, who carried out the participant’s surgical procedure, said on Monday.
“Yesterday [Sunday] I was with the player for a new post-operative assessment, already scheduled. He is recovering very well, of course, still in the initial phase. It’s a complex injury, he ruptured a ligament and needs to be off his feet for a while. Due to the associated injuries, he will go through a lengthy rehabilitation process, he is aware of that. But he has been responding very well, we are satisfied.”
Neymar, who joined Saudi Pro League membership Al Hilal in the summertime in a €90 million switch from PSG, obtained damage in Brazil’s World Cup qualifying defeat to Uruguay in October. Brazil’s all-time males’s prime scorer, Neymar has confronted lengthy spells out injured.
The former Barcelona star has suffered various proper ankle and foot accidents up to now, which compelled him to overlook six weeks of motion in 2021 and Brazil’s victorious 2019 Copa America marketing campaign. Injuries have restricted Neymar to simply 17 appearances for membership and nation this 12 months. In February, whereas on the books of Paris Saint-Germain, he injured his ankle and was out of motion for 5 months.
“It’s very important that he understands the serious injury he suffered,” Lasmar mentioned.
“He’s had other injuries and situations before, this was his third surgery. I participated in the other two, they were shorter periods. This time it is the most serious injury, it takes more time, so we need him to be very focused and dedicated to recovery. He is following everything we propose.”
Lasmar, in the meantime, has reassured Arsenal followers that Gabriel Jesus won’t be rushed again from his hamstring injury.
The Arsenal ahead was surprisingly included in Brazil’s squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers at Colombia on Thursday and in opposition to Argentina on Nov. 21.
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta advised Gabriel Jesus, who has not featured for the Gunners for the previous three weeks, wanted extra time to get better. “We are following the player’s situation since he was injured,” Lasmar mentioned.
“We have maintained contact with the club’s medical department and the player. He is recovering from a muscle injury on the back of his right thigh.” The undeniable fact that we deliver the participant is [Brazil coach] Fernando Diniz’s philosophy to have him shut, monitor his everyday. As quickly as he arrives, he’ll undergo all of the checks. We will not be speaking about when he’ll play.”