Alexis Sanchez diagnosed with dislocated ankle and tendon damage


Alexis Sanchez has been diagnosed with a dislocated ankle and tendon damage, Inter Milan have confirmed.

The Manchester United forward, on loan at the Serie A side, is still waiting to learn whether he requires surgery after sustaining the injury on Saturday during Chile’s goalless draw with Colombia in Alicante.

“Alexis Sanchez underwent medical tests earlier [on Tuesday] morning at the Humanitas Institute in Rozzano,” Inter said on their official website.

Alexis Sanchez suffered a dislocated ankle on international duty

“Results revealed a joint dislocation in his left ankle which has caused damage to the peroneus longus tendon.

“The player will meet for further consultations with Professor Ramon Cugat in Barcelona on Wednesday, where they will seek to reach a decision on whether surgical intervention is necessary.”

Chile coach Reinaldo Rueda said on Monday that Sanchez could be sidelined for up to three months.


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