Injured against PSG last weekend, Jonathan David will not be in the Lille group which will challenge FC Metz this Friday. Initially announced absent for several weeks, the Canadian is recovering well according to Christophe Galtier.
While Lille feared the worst for Jonathan David, severely affected against PSG last weekend (0-1), the Canadian could find the lawns of Ligue 1 faster than expected.
Present at a press conference on the eve of facing FC Metz, Christophe Galtier took stock of the health of the Lille striker who is treating his sprained ankle: “He is unavailable for this match against Metz (Friday) . There is a good chance that he will also be unavailable for Montpellier (April 16). We will surely plan afterwards on the match against Lyon (April 25), we will see. “
The Canadian striker is recovering well
While Lille are in the lead and hope to “create a huge surprise”, the Mastiffs could recover Jonathan David for the final days of the championship. They had initially announced his package for “several weeks”.
In front of the press, Christophe Galtier was satisfied with the recovery of the former resident of La Gantoise: “For the moment, he is treating his sprained ankle, I am pleasantly surprised to see him walking normally.”
Lille will surely hope to recover their center forward for the trip to OL on behalf of the 34th day on April 25.