FC Twente put the fight against relegation from the Premier league to continue without basisspeler Haris Vuckic. The playmaker is struggling with a severe knee injury and is a half-year off.
The 25-year-old Vuckic, who earlier this season a number of matches missed by injury, must be operated on the anterior cruciate ligament of his knee. His knee injury aggravated this week on the training.
“This is very frustrating, all the way given the situation that we are in. Last Tuesday felt like a kind of new beginning, but a short time later, kept it for me all of a sudden”, says the Slovenian Friday on the site of FC Twente.
“I’ve accepted, and go there – after my surgery – everything to do to get me back to fighting. I stay in the Netherlands to recover. The next time I want to be close to the team to support them.”
Vuckic is now in his first season at FC Twente, where he stayed until mid-2020 is established. He came last year summer press conference over Newcastle United. With the club from Enschede busy he with still six matches to go, the last place in the Premier league.
Team-mate Hidde ter Avest received Friday also bad news, because the option in the expiring contract of the reserve-team captain is not needed. FC Twente is still with the defender, which is just as Vuckic is injured, in conversation about a new contract.
According to Voetbal International wants to FC Twente, however, make use of the option in the contract of jeugdexponent Ter Avest, but the club can be the financial simply cannot afford. Midfielder Michael Maria do a new contract.
FC Twente, that this week coach Gertjan Verbeek on the street, and assistant Marino Pusic of the season to finish on Sunday in the 29th round of the Premier league on a visit to VVV-Venlo. The contest in Limburg starts at 12.30 pm.
The hekkensluiter from Enschede has a point behind at number seventeen Roda JC and gives two points at Sparta Rotterdam, sixteenth. The hole to the safe fifteenth place is eight points.
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