The news coming from England hit the Argentine team, especially Aston Villa. The English club reported this morning that Emiliano BuendiHe was injured in practice on Wednesday just two days after the Premier League premiere against Newcastle United. As stated by the Foundation on its social networks, The Argentine midfielder suffered a “serious” knee ligament disease.
In the official statement from Aston Villa they reported that Buendia is already undergoing various medical studies: “The midfielder was injured during training yesterday (Wednesday) and later underwent an examination. Buendía will now be reviewed before further consultations with a knee specialist,” he posted on the club’s website.
According to some local media, Buendía was the victim of a crash in practice, and had to be treated immediately. In addition, they confirmed that Buendia, who was one of the most prominent players during the United States tour of the English national team, scoring two goals and distributing an assist, would be given special attention at the request of Unai Emery.
Buendía, a teammate of Emiliano Dibu Martínez, has been on a fast pace in this pre-season for Aston Villa, starting four of the English club’s six matches. His impressive performance against Newcastle in the US summer series even made the front pages of English tabloids.
Once the injury was known, the footballer himself left a message on social networks: “If my parents taught me anything from a young age, I would never give up, and this bad time that I have to live through will not be an exception. From now on, I am positive and focused on a good and speedy recovery.” Thank you very much for all the messages, ”wrote the guy from Mar del Plata.
A few minutes after Buendía’s participation, many of his Aston Villa teammates responded with words of encouragement, as well as players from the Argentine team such as Depo Martinez, German Pezzella and Nahuel Molina, who wrote to him: “Let’s go up to Amy, she will come back stronger than ever.”
Buendia started his career in Getafe B, later he reached the first team, and was loaned to Cultural Leonesa and at the same time it was Norwich City who acquired him after paying Getafe only 1.5 million euros. Three years later, Aston Villa paid close to 40 million euros to get him. Is that the Birmingham club lured him last season, 2020/21, in which he played 39 matches, scored 15 goals and provided 17 assists.
This growth of Emiliano Buendia has also allowed him to be under the radar of Lionel Scaloni. until the The coach of the Argentine national team considers him one of the football players who will replace generations of world champions. So much so, that Scaloni called him up for the last two commitments to the national team, on the tour he’s taken across Asia, with matches in China and Indonesia.
Buendía has been in the plans of the national team for a long time, fHe was called up for the first time by Scaloni in May 2021On the double date of the qualifiers against Chile and Colombia, he made his debut before Qatar 2022, in the sixteenth date of the qualifiers, against Colombia, in Cordoba. In this match played on February 1, 2022, the Mar del Plata-born midfielder came on for Giovani Lo Celso.