As per news reports, Gio Reyna, Weston McKennie others were injured

As per news reports, Gio Reyna, Weston McKennie others were injured

As per news reports, Gio Reyna, Weston McKennie others were injured
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Gio Reyna, Weston McKennie, Miles Robinson and many  others are struggling with new injuries. The United States has been bitten by the injury bug ahead of this summer’s World Cup tune-up matches, despite winning a spot in the 2022 World Cup.

A number of key players have been injured in recent weeks, and head coach Gregg Berhalter will be worried about their health and form as the summer approaches and the squad prepares for World Cup warm-up games.

Weston McKennie, Gio Reyna, and Matt Turner have all been injured recently and have been unable to play. Others have lately suffered injuries, such as Miles Robinson and Chris Richards, who have been sidelined due to long-term concerns.

This is an updated list of all major USMNT internationals that are currently sidelined or have a decreased capacity to perform due to injury.

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Weston McKennie (foot)

McKennie will miss the rest of Juventus’ regular season, as well as the USMNT’s March qualifiers and another few months, according to Massimiliano Allegri, the club’s manager.

McKennie, on the other hand, stated in early April that he hoped to return before the conclusion of the season, and Allegri verified that the American may overcome his earlier prognosis and return before the season’s finish.

Allegri told reporters, “We aim to have McKennie back for the beginning of May.” “Where there are at least four or five matches left,” says the narrator.

Gio Reyna (hamstring)

Gio Reyna has been sidelined for virtually the whole club season due to a persistent hamstring ailment. The injury occurred while on international duty, and he was forced to withdraw late in the 0-0 draw with El Salvador that kicked off the campaign in early September.

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Since then, the 19-year-old has attempted multiple comebacks, many of which have failed and resulted in Reyna’s return to the trainer’s room. Reyna had his first start since August in February, but he only lasted 29 minutes before being taken off the field in tears.

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He has finally returned to the field, but both his club team, Borussia Dortmund, and his national squad, Germany, want to take it easy on him in case he suffers another setback. Reyna has made two substitute appearances in Bundesliga action in the last week, and he earned a start against Koln on Saturday, surprise everyone by playing the whole 90 minutes and appearing dangerous at times.

“I had a good call with Dortmund today, with the coach at Dortmund and figuring out his utilization, how much we can utilize [Reyna],” Berhalter said of Reyna’s minutes with the international group.

“The most important thing is for us to qualify for the World Cup, but it’s also crucial for Gio to return to his club healthy.” And we’re aware of his workload, as well as the work he’s done in the last few weeks, and we’ll adjust accordingly.”

Unfortunately, Reyna’s hamstring issues reappeared when she returned to Germany. Reyna was withdrawn after only six minutes of play against Stuttgart on April 8, and he was observed crying again as he fled the pitch. Reyna will be out for the rest of the season, according to Dortmund manager Marco Rose.

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Miles Robinson (Achilles)

Miles Robinson, the starting center-back for the United States men’s national team, suffered a major foot injury in an MLS match for Atlanta United against the Chicago Fire on May 7.

Robinson fell awkwardly on his left foot in the 18th minute of the game, settling the ball with his chest under minimal pressure. He collapsed in agony and slapped the ground in fury, instantly realising that something awful had occurred. Robinson was stretchered off the field, visibly in agony and visibly upset.

“I think it’s going to be a terrible injury,” Atlanta United head coach Gonzalo Pineda stated after the game. On Monday morning, CBS Sports’ Roger Gonzalez reported that Robinson had a torn Achilles tendon and will need surgery immediately, which Atlanta United confirmed within an hour. There was no immediate indication on a return date, but it will be a race to see if he can play in the World Cup, which could be a losing struggle.

Atlanta United has had a number of long-term tendon injuries this season, many of which have occurred on turf fields both at home and on the road, and social media reaction to the incident seemed to point to playing on grass at Mercedes-Benz Stadium as a possible cause for the damage. Brad Guzan, the goalkeeper, tore his Achilles, and Ozzie Alonso, the midfielder, tore his ACL.

Robinson has been a first-choice defender under head coach Gregg Berhalter for a number of years, and with the United States’ defense lacking depth, it will be a race against time for Robinson to reach match fitness in time for the 2022 World Cup, with a return unlikely before the event.

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Djordje Mihailovic (ankle)

Djordje Mihailovic of CF Montreal was invited up to the USMNT for the summer camp after a fantastic start to the 2022 MLS season, and many thought he had a chance to make the 2022 World Cup team.

Mihailovic was removed off the roster before camp ever started, after suffering an ankle injury in CF Montreal’s 4-3 win over FC Cincinnati on Saturday, May 29. After colliding with Junior Moreno, he was taken off in the 17th minute.

It’s a major setback for Mihailovic, who scored seven goals and four helpers in the first two months of the MLS season, adding to his previous season’s total of four goals and 16 assists.

The USMNT lacked creativity in the final few windows of World Cup qualifying, and Mihailovic’s MLS form moving over to the national team would have been a huge boost. His prospects of making the winter roster have dwindled as he has less time to integrate into the team before the World Cup.

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Sergino Dest (hamstring)

Sergino Dest, like Gio Reyna, has struggled to gain traction at Barcelona due to his ailing hamstring.

Dest was hauled off late in the Europa League match against Galatasaray with a hamstring injury just days before the March international window opened. Dest was initially named on the USMNT team for the March qualifiers due to the injury occurring just hours before the roster was released, but he was quickly replaced by George Bello.

Dest’s injury was severe enough that he was observed being carried back to the team hotel on the back of Barcelona colleague Gavi.

After missing nearly a month of play, the American returned for three La Liga games. Gerard Pique, Ronald Araujo, and Dani Alves were all subbed out in a single match against Real Sociedad. Dest was given a start against Rayo Vallecano, but after a sloppy defensive display resulted in the game’s sole goal, the American was the club’s second injury victim, being withdrawn at halftime due to a hamstring injury.

The team confirmed Dest’s injury the next day, with no timetable for his comeback. He may be out for the duration of the season.

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