Sangalli He is immersed in a much tougher stage than any of those cycling routes that he is taking advantage of to enjoy now that his obligations as a footballer are put aside and he can indulge in one of his other passions, cycling. The vigorous 26-year-old Txuri Urdin midfielder has been unable to practice his profession since football was stopped in March 2020 as a result of the health crisis. Ipurua, 15 months ago, he witnessed the last professional adventures of a Sangalli that, in addition, today fulfills 12 months in dry dock.
Today marks one year since, in one of the training sessions prior to the resumption of the last stretch of the 19/20 season, against Osasuna, Sangalli He suffered a scope injury to the kneecap that forced him to undergo surgery. The medical report spoke of a “recurrent instability of the left kneecap” that was solved by surgery and that has had him all the calendar year apart from his colleagues. Only in the final stretch of this season, in fact, Sangalli He has been able to jump onto the pitch to start training, running and touching the ball, although with sufficient guarantees to be able to start the preseason at full capacity.
Fifteen months without playing are many for any professional and that, together with the competition that exists in the position in the first team, has led the txuri urdin club to propose to Sangalli a requalification in the Sanse that the player has accepted, despite the fact that we are talking about an unprecedented casuistry in the Real. After three seasons as a full member of the Real's first team, the San Sebastian midfielder will return to the subsidiary, which will play in the Second Division. In addition to putting at the service of Xabi
Alonso their experience, the main objective of Sangalli It will be to feel like a footballer again and, with a year of contract ahead of him, to win a place in the first team of the Real.