Connect with us

Real Madrid News

Official: Real Madrid wonderkid diagnosed with knee injury, will fly back to Spain

Published

on

Photo by THOMAS COEX/AFP via Getty Images

Real Madrid have officially confirmed that new signing Arda Guler will be returning to Spain from the pre-season tour of the United States of America as he has suffered an injury to the meniscus in his right knee.

Guler has been at the club for less than a month and had made positive impressions in pre-season training just before flying to the US for the tour.

However, the 18-year-old has not been training with the rest of the group since last Saturday.

While not much was revealed by the club with regard to the nature of his injury, it was suggested that he was dealing with a minor discomfort and there was nothing serious about his problem.

However, it was enough for the teenage prodigy to miss the two friendlies against AC Milan and Manchester United, while he was ruled out of tonight’s El Clasico against Barcelona as well.

Reports earlier today suggested that Guler had been training at a greater intensity in the hope to make a return against Juventus in the final game of the pre-season tour.

However, Los Blancos have deemed it best for the new signing to return to Spain to continue his recovery.

“After the tests carried out on our player Arda Güler, he has been diagnosed with an injury to the internal meniscus of his right knee. The player will travel to Madrid in the next few hours to continue with specific treatment,” the official statement read.

It remains to be seen how long the injury will keep Guler out of action. For now, he will be flying back to Spain to continue his rehabilitation.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

MU Shorts

How Manchester United’s pursuit of Dutch star could benefit Real Madrid

Published

on

By

Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

The highly anticipated transfer of Leny Yoro to Real Madrid has encountered an unexpected obstacle, with Manchester United’s surprise entry into the race. 

The Red Devils have successfully negotiated a substantial €50 million+ bid with Lille, leaving Real Madrid’s chances hanging by a thread. 

This means the only factor still in favour of Real Madrid is Yoro’s strong desire to wear the iconic white shirt, a dream he has harboured for a long time.

As things stand, Real Madrid face significant hurdles. For once, Lille are exerting pressure on the player to accept Manchester United’s offer, given its considerable value. 

On the other hand, Real Madrid are hesitant to match this figure, creating a stalemate. Additionally, Manchester United are eager to secure a top-notch defender, especially with the departure of Raphael Varane, a former Real Madrid player. 

This sense of urgency is driving United’s pursuit of Yoro, making them a formidable competitor in the transfer race.

A glimmer of hope for Real Madrid

Despite these challenges, one crucial factor continues to give Real Madrid an edge in the race for Yoro’s signature. 

Leny Yoro only wants to play for Real Madrid. (Photo by SEBASTIEN SALOM-GOMIS/AFP via Getty Images)

As it turns out, Manchester United are also considering Bayern Munich defender Matthijs de Ligt as a priority target. De Ligt has given his nod to the move and has instructed his representatives to disregard other offers. 

This development provides Real Madrid with a much-needed advantage in the pursuit of Yoro, as United’s focus is divided between two top defenders.

While Manchester United have made progress in negotiations with both De Ligt and Yoro, it is unlikely that they will recruit both players. 

Given De Ligt’s readiness to make an immediate move, Manchester United are expected to prioritize his transfer, leaving Real Madrid as the sole contender for Yoro’s signature. 

This twist in the tale gives Real Madrid a glimmer of hope, as they can now focus their efforts on convincing Yoro to join their ranks.

Yoro’s dilemma: To wait for Madrid or join United

Yoro’s preference is to join Real Madrid, but the club has yet to indicate its willingness to match Lille’s accepted fee from Manchester United.

This has led the Ligue 1 club to favour a transfer deal with the Premier League club. 

If Yoro is to make a move this summer, he faces a difficult decision: either wait until 2025 to join Real Madrid for free, which Lille are unlikely to accept, or agree to a transfer to Manchester United, which would benefit the French club. 

The fate of Yoro’s transfer hangs in the balance

Real Madrid are locked in their pursuit of Leny Yoro. (Photo by SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP via Getty Images)

The outcome of Yoro’s transfer now hangs precariously in the balance. Real Madrid’s reluctance to match Manchester United’s offer and Yoro’s personal preference for the Spanish giants are the key factors in this high-stakes transfer drama. 

Will Yoro choose to wait for his dream move to Real Madrid or opt for a switch to Manchester United? Only time will tell. 

In the end, Yoro’s transfer will have significant implications for all parties involved. Real Madrid’s hopes of landing their top target hang in the balance, while Manchester United’s urgency to recruit a top defender has thrown a spanner in the works. 

Lille, too, are eager to cash in on their prized asset, and Yoro’s decision will determine the fate of his transfer.

But with United going after De Ligt, it could end up playing into the hands of Real Madrid, helping them land their top target to replace Nacho.

Continue Reading