Report: USMNT’s McKennie Expected to Miss Two Weeks With Injury – Explained!

The midfielder is the newest addition to the U.S. damage record lower than a month earlier than the World Cup.

Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie grew to become the newest U.S. males’s nationwide staff participant to choose up an damage this week, elevating extra issues for the USMNT with the World Cup lower than a month away. 

According to Sky Sport Italia, McKennie was subbed off in Juventus’s 1–0 win over Lecce on Saturday at halftime with a thigh damage. The report stated McKennie is now anticipated to miss the membership’s Champions League group stage finale in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain this week, because the damage will doubtless maintain him off the sector for 15 days. 

If his restoration stays true to the reported timeline, McKennie would make his return only one week earlier than the USMNT’s World Cup opener in opposition to Wales on Nov. 21, barring any setbacks. The U.S. additionally will play England and Iran within the group stage. 

U.S. supervisor Gregg Berhalter might have to rethink a few of his choices after a pair of accidents in midfield this week. 

On Friday, Celta Vigo introduced that U.S. midfielder Luca de la Torre suffered a torn hamstring and can miss the following three weeks, throwing his World Cup standing into doubt. However, Leeds United midfielder Tyler Adams returned from a minor damage to begin in Saturday’s win over Liverpool. 

Meanwhile, Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner missed out on Arsenal’s Europa League match vs. PSV Eindhoven on Thursday due to a groin damage. Turner is taken into account the favourite to begin in aim for the U.S. in Qatar. 

The USMNT will announce its World Cup roster on Nov. 9. 

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