Santiago Arias, footballer of
Atlético de Madrid loaned in the Bayer Leverkusen, is already in the capital of Spain. His surgical operation was scheduled for this Thursday, as explained by the coach of the German team, Peter bosz.
The Colombian traveled from his country, on Wednesday, to the capital of Spain to undergo a surgical operation for the serious injury that occurred while playing for his country.
The 28-year-old tore his fibula in an unfortunate crash in the World Cup tie against Venezuela a week ago and tore several ligaments. The right-back will be out for at least six months. He Atlético de Madrid and the Bayer agreed that the operation would be in the capital of Spain
. Recovery will be in Germany.
“It's incredibly bitter to Santiago, what an injury. I was in contact with him, he is taking it according to the circumstances. He will do everything in his power to return as soon as possible ”, said the coach of the Leverkusen, Peter bosz, from the Colombian.
A problem for the German team but also for the Athletic, because the footballer is loaned with a purchase option. But it is clear that its time to justify the German team making the final investment.
The player is on loan, with a value of three million euros, plus the non-mandatory purchase option that is around ten million more.