Josh Sargent devastated missing america World Cup Knockout stage due to injury, according to him Norwich city Head Coach, Dean Smith.
Sargent started two of the USMNT’s group games and qualified third.
However, in the important Group B climax Iran22-year-old kicked out of last 16 crashes NetherlandsAmerica lost 3-1.
Norwich will return to action in the EFL Championship at Swansea on Saturday as the World Cup continues in Qatar.
Smith said it was a “touch and go” on whether Sargent will return to the club soon, with a final decision expected after training on Friday.
“He tried to train the previous Friday, but felt it too much and had to miss the Dutch game. Then we flew him back on Monday to give him an eye as soon as possible. ‘ said Smith.
“It’s not a terrible injury by any means. It’s a rock in the ankle and he’s got a little swelling in there. He’s pretty positive, but you have to keep an eye on him.”
“It looked nasty. I was also surprised at how tall he was when he fell! I spoke to him a few times while he was there. He said he was fine[after getting injured]. He had a very important clear scan and felt ready for the final match, unfortunately he didn’t make it.
“He was devastated. He was unlucky not to score in that first game (vs. wales) and when he played I thought he did really well. We were sitting in Tampa watching him with a bunch of American fans. England.
“We’re really proud of him for being in the World Cup, playing and what he’s accomplished.”
As reported by athletic on thursdaySmith has confirmed that young forward John Rowe will be sidelined for up to three months after surgery for a torn ankle ligament while at Norwich’s Tampa Bay training camp.
There was good news with the Irish duo Adam Ida When Andrew Omobamidaleplayed 30 minutes each against Manchester City XI at St George’s Park on Saturday and this week.
The 21-year-old international striker has endured two bad years with various long-term injuries. Smith admitted that his medical staff now treats Academy products as “athletes who have compromised their joints.” He managed to “get a little fluid in his knees every now and then.”
Sam Byram (hamstring) and Jacob Sorensen (stress fractures in the leg) are both in the final stages of rehabilitation and will soon return to training with the team.
but the midfielder Marcelino Nunez At the start of the World Cup break, he is struggling to qualify after suffering a hamstring injury in Chile’s two 90-minute friendlies.
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