The Atletico Madrid midfielder will go under the knife today in hopes of becoming fit for the start of the 2021-22 season.
’s Euro 2020 was finished whenPortugal
exited the tournament in the Round of 16, having been defeated at the hands of Belgium.
However, the Portugal international’s injury issues in 2021 meant he was given a bit part role in the national team with a six-week setback due to his ankle problem at the end of the 2020/21 season.
have decided to send him under the knife with renowned ankle specialist Dr. Nicolaas Van Dick.
As per reports from Diario AS, the 21-year-old will then stay in Portugal and keep attending his rehabilitation programme before going back to Madrid in August.
believes he will be fit at the start of the next campaign but he is more likely to be back in September.
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