Memphis and Frenkie during a game with the Netherlands


Memphis and De Jong will have 'carte blanche' with Van Gaal

Published:25/09/2022 - 09:33h

Updated:25/09/2022 - 09:33h

Louis van Gaal did not hide his concern about the injuries of Memphis Depay and Frenkie de Jong, mainly for the striker. In the preview of Sunday's clash against Belgium, the coach assured that he will have both for the World Cup

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The party of the Thursday in front of Poland left two sensitive drops for the selection of Low Countries and for the FC Barcelona. Memhpis Depay And Frenkie of Jong finished the party with muscular problems that will keep them several weeks outside of the fields. In the case of the forward, the thing paints more complicated, but Louis go Gaal guaranteeed to both players 'white letter' of here until the start of the World-wide to attain recover and go in in the final list.

"I gave them a bit of spirit when they went . I said them that I will keep a place in the selection for them the greater possible time. They have meant a lot for this selection and deserved a plus", explained the experienced Dutch trainer in the previous press conference to the crash of the Sunday home in front of Belgium, in where to the tulips suffices them a tie to ensure his classification to the 'final four' of the next year.

Frenkie Finish touched the Thursday and, although it boasted would be available for the party in front of Belgium, returned to Barcelona the Friday by annoyances in the isquiotibiales and could be of drop a pair of weeks. The Monday, the mediocentro will subject to several proofs to determine the scope of the injury and descartar a break fibrilar, which would keep him at least two months of drop. By his part, Depay yes will be at least a month of drop by a problem in the back of the left thigh.

Although the player of 28 years will have to subject also to studies more exhaustive, the first feelings have not been good and in Low Countries fear even by his presence in Catar to two months of the beginning of the tournament. In this regard, they Go Gaal admitted that "Frenkie follows playing a lot in the Barça, so that is not the problem. But the of Memphis, yes that it is more problematic", this because of the quantity of minutes that could contest the forward of here to November.

The little prominence of Depay, his main obstacle

For the moment, the one of Moordrecht only adds 131 minutes in 3 parties (1 goal) in what it goes of season, being the attacker that less minutes has played with the Barça in the 2022-23. With this injury, to Memphis will complicate him even more have continuity before the beginning of the World-wide, whereas Of Jong has attained to do a gap like fixed variant in the centre of the field and his role in the staff would not see affected, as long as his injury was not aggravate in the next hours.

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