It rains in the wet for Roma. After the fracture of the Wijnaldum tibia, Josè Mourinho also loses Nicolò Zaniolo. Direct trauma to the left shoulder with dislocation, this is the response of the investigations that the player underwent in a hurry at Villa Stuart after leaving the Olimpico in the first half of Rome-Cremonese.
“I’m worried, but it’s useless to cry. These things happen,” Mourinho said after the game. In the meantime, the next few hours will be hectic at Rome because the club and Wijnaldum took 48-72 hours to reflect on which path to take. For the Dutchman there are two possible paths: conservative therapy and surgical intervention. A decision that will be taken in concert with PSG and the Dutch national team because it is obvious how much Gini cares about being at the World Cup in Qatar, but the possibilities are less and less. In fact, both with conservative therapy and with surgery, it is possible that the player will return directly in 2023. And for this reason, today those who have been close to the player describe him in shock, almost in tears. His family kept him company at Villa Stuart where this morning they put his tibia in plaster while waiting for a further consultation that will come with the Friedkin doctor of the St. Moritz clinic.
In short, time is running out, as well as for the transfer market and Mourinho is clear in the press conference after the victory against Cremonese: “I need two players to have balance. A midfielder and a defender, so that I can use a Matic or a Cristante in defense having only four power stations. The owners know this and we are all in tune “. Words to which are added those addressed to the Olimpico field defined as “potatoes after 10 minutes of the game” and those in defense of Felix, accused by the Roma fans of having fractured Wijnaldum’s tibia. “You can’t beat those who never give up, before judging you need to know the story” Afena replied on Instagram to the thousands of racist comments that have been overwhelming him on social media since yesterday