Tue November 7, 2023
Anderlecht breathes a sigh of relief. Jan Vertonghen does not sustain any serious damage from the tap on the ankle he suffered against Cercle Brugge. “It is still difficult to estimate whether he will make it to this weekend’s match or whether it will be after the break,” Anderlecht said.
In minute 62, Jan Vertonghen took a heavy blow to his left ankle after an unfortunate duel with Alan Minda. The defender received a painkiller from the medical staff and continued to play for another twenty minutes – with a grimace at times.
“Hopefully nothing is broken inside,” said a limping Vertonghen afterwards.
On Tuesday afternoon, Anderlecht provided a reassuring update: “A scan revealed no serious damage. So there is no long-term unavailability, but it is still difficult to estimate whether he will make it to this weekend’s match or after the break.” will be.”
The question remains whether the record international is fit enough to be called up by national coach Domenico Tedesco for the international matches against Serbia and Azerbaijan.