USWNT star Lavelle sidelined due to the knee injury

Tue 08 December 2020 | 19:56

Rose Lavelle has been sidelined for a “short spell” because of a knee injury in the game against Everton.

The Manchester City

midfielder will be unavailable for selection on Wednesday when her teammates kick off their 2020-21

Champions League


She played in the first half of the game against


which led to a 3-0 victory for Manchester City.

The 25-year-old will unavailable for selection when Manchester City opens their 2020-21 Champions League campaign on Wednesday.

Manchester City coach,

Gareth Taylor

, updated news on Lavelle’s condition before the medical assessment:  

“Crutches were a precaution so it probably looked worse. Hopefully, it’s not too bad.

“We were trying to get her into a decent vein of consistency.

“We had to be mindful of Rose’s existing problems. She’s had a few niggles and she was limited in what she could do on USA camp.

“If you compare Rose’s situation with 

Sam Mewis

’, we got Sam a little bit earlier to the club and once she gained a decent level of fitness, she hit the ground running.

“It’s not ideal but she’s resilient and she’ll bounce back.”







source: SportMob