A few hours to start your vacation, Gonzalo Plata suffered a serious setback in the early hours of this Sunday. The player could not complete the last friendly of the season for ecuadorian teamthis time before Cape Verde in Florida. In a game that ended with a 1-0 South American victory, with a goal by Jordy Caicedo from a penalty in the first half, the footballer received a hard tackle from the defender Stopira in his left ankle, forcing him to be substituted just four minutes into added time.
At first the worst was feared, since the still blanquivioleta player He had to leave the field of play on a stretcher and an ambulance took him to hospital. However, from there, he wanted to send a reassuring message with a photo included through his Instagram account: “Everything is fine thank God”.
Six to eight weeks off
Ruled out breakagethe first diagnoses indicate that the Ecuadorian suffers a possible grade II sprain in your anklebeing the estimated low time between six and eight weeks. This could cause missed the preseason and that he arrived very just at the beginning of the league.
This untimely injury comes in full negotiations between Sporting de Portugalclub that owns its rights, and a Real Valladolid that is looking for ways to retain the player after promotion to the highest category of Spanish football. Discarded the acquisition of the young footballer by the €10 million that appear in the purchase option of its transfer, the pucelana entity is trying lower the price to keep a percentage of his pass and be able to count on him in the new campaign in LaLiga Santander.