New setback for Martín Merquelanz. The player on loan from Real Sociedad at Rayo Vallecano fell injured on September 11 in the Ciutat de Valencia and since then the bad news has followed one another. After going through the operating room for the first time, the irundarra He had started his recovery process. with the desire to be able to compete again before the end of the season.
However, the steps of the recovery slowed down and the initial optimism faded. On March 1, Martín Merquelanz stepped on the green again and tried. What seemed like the beginning of the end, was nothing more than a threat. The discomfort did not subside and the concern was getting bigger and bigger. The talented winger had to leave the field work again and continue with the recovery of him away from the game rectangle.
After much hesitation, Merquelanz underwent surgery again on Tuesday and underwent another operation for the cartilage injury in his left knee, which he has been dragging for the last eight months. Operated on by Dr. Pedro Guillén at the Cemtro Clinic in Madrid, the operation consisted of the implantation of autologous chondrocytes on a membrane and the player was released just 24 hours later.
Starting a new rehabilitation process is a new step backwards for Martín Merquelanz, who now no longer sets deadlines. His wish is to return to playing football as soon as possible, but without discomfort in his left knee. Andoni Iraola’s personal bet last summer, after both coincided at Mirandés, he will return to Real Sociedad with the thorn in his side for not having been able to demonstrate his worth continuously in the First Division. The Irundarra had already shown signs of his talent in the first days and the Vallecas public has been left wanting more.
Despite the injury, Merquelanz highly values his stay at Rayo and the good treatment received from day one. With a contract until 2025 at Reale, the next steps to take may be key in the future of the career of a winger who promised a lot, but who has been accompanied by injuries in recent times. His future is in the hands of Real Sociedad and his dream is to succeed in San Sebastián, in front of the public that saw him born at a football level.