Major setback for Madrid: Courtois suffers ACL tear, faces potential season-long absence
Madrid has received devastating news just before the start of the season. Their top goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, has suffered a serious injury to his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and could be out of action for the entire season.
Real Madrid, also known as ‘Los Blancos’, has confirmed through their official channels that Courtois has torn his ACL. This is a major setback for the team, as Courtois is a key player for manager Carlo Ancelotti.
The injury occurred during a training session, and Courtois had to be stretchered off the field. ACL tears are known to be severe injuries that often require a recovery period of up to 9 months.
In light of this situation, Real Madrid may have to rely on Lunin as their starting goalkeeper until they find a more experienced replacement. One of the candidates for this role is David De Gea, who recently became a free agent after leaving Manchester United.
It’s worth noting that De Gea was already in talks to join Real Madrid, but the transfer fell through due to administrative issues during the last-minute of the transfer window.
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