Yarmolenko: “it would be to move around on crutches»


Midfielder “Borussia” D and the national team of Ukraine Andriy Yarmolenko has told about his injury.

Yarmolenko was injured in the match of the 20th round of the Bundesliga against SC Freiburg (2:2). The Ukrainian came on as a substitute at the 67th minute, played down to
the final whistle, but after completing the game, holding a foot long to left field.

“Accurate diagnosis with all the medical details, I can not name. Came off the bench, played about three minutes and absolutely harmless episode collided with the defender. Got the ball, went to stroke and immediately felt something wrong. But the match went on. Then I watched this moment repeat — there is nothing such was not.

After a survey found that on the heel withdrew some tissue, but the Achilles wasn’t severed. In the end, on the foot I wore special boots — a month will have to move with crutches. How then will need time to rehab, we can not yet say. See,” – said Yarmolenko in the comments for “Team No. 1”.

Yarmolenko will miss at least five matches in the Bundesliga, and will not help Borussia D in duels of 1/16 final of the Europa League against Atalanta.

In his debut season in Germany Andriy Yarmolenko in all competitions is played 24 games on account of the ex-leader of “Dynamo” 6 goals and 3 assists.


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