Connect with us

AFP

Germany wing-back Gosens sidelined by thigh injury


Berlin (AFP) – Germany coach Hansi Flick confirmed Friday that Atalanta left-back Robin Gosens had suffered a serious leg injury amid reports the defender will be sidelined for months.

The 27-year-old Germany international had to be helped off clutching his thigh in the opening minutes of Atalanta’s 1-0 win over Swiss side Young Boys on Wednesday in the Champions League.

Flick confirmed the severity of Gosens’ injury when he left the defender out of the Germany squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Romania and North Macedonia.

“Robin Gosens has been seriously injured, which is a bitter blow for us because of his attitude and professionalism. We will miss him,” Flick said.

Italian media reported that Gosens is expected to be out for two months.

“We wish him all the best, hopefully he will be able to kick the ball again quickly,” Flick added.

Gosens had played in all eight of Atalanta’s games so far this season, scoring the equaliser in a 2-2 draw at Villarreal in the Champions League having also hit the net in a 2-1 Serie A win against Sassuolo.

He made his international breakthrough at Euro 2020, scoring a superb goal and setting up two more in a 4-2 win over Portugal before Germany bowed out to England at Wembley in the last 16.

200+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, World Cup, Euro 2024 & more
  • Includes NBC, USA, FOX, ESPN, CBSSN & more
Live & On Demand TV Streaming
  • Price: $35/mo. for Sling Blue
  • Watch Premier League, World Cup & MLS
  • Includes USA, NBC, FOX, FS1 + more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
2,000+ soccer games per year
  • Price: $4.99/mo
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & NWSL
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

More in AFP

Translate »