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Vertonghen low on the long run, champions match failed and only returned in September :: zerozero.pt

Vertonghen low on the long run, champions match failed and only returned in September :: zerozero.pt

Lightweight Jorge Jesus. Jan Vertonghen, Belgium midfielder, who was injured in the Spartak Moskva match (2 x 0), he will be low in the long term at Benfica and is only expected to be fit after the suspension of the national team commitments, scheduled for the first half of September, which means he will miss the Champions League and three league matches. Toys.

According to international press reports, the 34-year-old defender has a similar injury (in his left calf) to the one that Seferovic’s goalkeeper suffered some time ago, and this should presumably put him out for three weeks. However, incarnate leaders fear the infection is more serious and will conduct more detailed examinations this Thursday.

If confirmed this time around, Vertonghen will be out of Jorge Jesus’ options in the crucial Champions League playoff against PSV Eindhoven and also miss the Eagles’ next three commitments for the tournament, against Aruca, Gil Vicente y Tondela. , does not return until after the selections stop, which ends in mid-September.

In this way, Jorge Jesus will have to replace the Belgian in the starting line-up, while he was playing with three central defenders. That leaves Lucas Verissimo and Otamendi – who started on the frontline for the title – and Morato and Ferro (plus B-team Thomas Araujo and potential adaptation to Weigl).

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