MN: Maignan’s 2021 could be over if wrist ligament damage is found during surgery

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are holding their breath and waiting to discover the severity of Mike Maignan’s hand injury but he is expected to face a while out.

Carlo Pellegatti’s latest for MilanNews writes that Maignan is undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left wrist after he sustained an injury while saving Mo Salah’s penalty at Anfield. The X-ray he had at the time ruled out a scaphoid fracture, but the pain never completely disappeared and that is why an arthroscopic operation is needed.

The best case scenario is that he will be out for six weeks, but he could be out for ten weeks if the wrist ligament is affected, so he could be back in early December or in the worst case scenario 2021 would be over.

That is why the management have decided to sign Antonio Mirante as a free agent in order to provide some cover for the experienced Ciprian Tatarusanu.


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3 Comments

  1. Shiva says:

    Of course he will be out till next year.

    We don’t need competition from other teams to lose Scudetto race or to miss out on spring in UCL, our medical team and our fitness couches will take care of that without breaking a sweat.

  2. micah97 says:

    Our medical team is not at Serie A level. Milan cannot play 1 game without losing someone to injury. It is ridiculous..Injuries cost us Scudetto last season..we won’t ever be a top club with this current medical team..Fire them all and bring in American experts. I am sick of watching each Milan game worrying about Our players getting injured randomly

  3. Shal says:

    It seems like our Chinese ex-bosses left their medical team behind. Fire them and bring some professionals.

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