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Denil Maldonado will be operated and could miss Tokyo 2020

One of the footballers who surprised the most in the Guadalajara pre-Olympic It was Denil Maldonado. The defender of Honduras He showed a lot of experience, despite his young age, and was one of the great figures that the catrachos had. Unfortunately, the footballer who continues to belong to Pachuca suffered an injury in the final against Mexico.

The defender left due to a strong discomfort and later it was confirmed that he suffered a rupture of the lateral ligament of the right ankle. The injury was confirmed these days when he arrived in Chile to join the Everton squad, a club where he is on loan. The doctors of the South American team wanted to confirm whether or not he should be operated.

After conducting the corresponding studies, It was confirmed that Denil Maldonado will have to undergo surgery and will do the intervention in the next few days. Doctors confirmed that recovery time ranges from two to three months, only then can he return to training with the rest of his teammates.

In this way, the presence of the defender at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is at risk. The competition would start on July 23, just with the recovery time that the 22-year-old footballer has. It is a fact that it will arrive without football filming and accommodating to the operation.

Miguel Falero will have to wait for him until the last minute to know if he will have him or not for the start of the competition. He is a very important player both on and off the field of play and that ends up being an extra in the consideration. It will be a matter of seeing how the intervention evolves.

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