Hopes: Ripoll gives (not very good) news from Tchouaméni

Hit in the right ankle on an ugly sole, Aurélien Tchouaméni came out very early in the Bleuets’ victory against Iceland on Wednesday. What necessarily worry AS Monaco.

He tried to stay on the ground. Before making a sign to his bench that he could no longer continue, resigned. Hit in the right ankle this Wednesday during the victory of the Bleuets against Iceland (2-0), synonymous with qualification for the quarter-finals of the Euro Espoirs, Aurélien Tchouaméni was injured in the first period.

The young midfielder (21), who was associated in front of the defense with Mattéo Guendouzi, was hit in the right ankle on a big sole of Kolbeinn Finnsson, who could (or should have) been sent off on this ugly action.

Ripoll hopes “it’s just a hit”

What necessarily worry AS Monaco. Fourth in Ligue 1 just four points behind the Par isian leader, the Rocher club are fighting for the title – or at least to finish on the podium – and Tchouaméni is an essential part of Niko Kovac’s system. Can he hold his place on Saturday against FC Metz?

“He received a big blow on the ankle, it was fortunately not on the ground but in the air. After, the impact is quite violent, we hope it is only a blow. an analysis to do, “commented the coach of the Espoirs, Sylvain Ripoll, in comments reported by L’Equipe.

According to the daily, Tchouaméni also complained of pain behind his right thigh. He will take exams in the next 48 hours. Having become essential this season in the Principality, the former Bordeaux player has not missed a Ligue 1 match since October 4. He was suspended and Monaco lost without him in Brest (1-0).


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