Meia was injured during training last week; Vinícius Balieiro should take the place in the starting lineup
One of the bets of the new generation of “Meninos da Vila” from Santos, the sock Sandry he underwent surgery on his right knee on Wednesday, 7. The operation was successful, but the 18-year-old may have to wait up to nine months to return to the pitch. The most optimistic forecast is six months. THE surgery corrected an injury in the anterior cruciate ligament of the athlete’s knee, which was injured during training in the last week. The procedure was carried out at Hospital Albert Einstein, in São Paulo, with monitoring by the medical department of Santos. According to the club, “the surgery went smoothly, without complications”. After the procedure, Sandry was immobilized and is expected to start physiotherapy work in the next few days.
Despite his young age and experience, Sandry had been a Santos starter. He won the first opportunities among professionals in 2020, under the command of the technician Cuca. And followed in the team with the Argentine coach Ariel Holan, in the 2021 season. He creates from the base, the midfielder has 36 matches for the team. Sandry became a starter after the departure of Diego Pituca, who transferred to Kashima Antlers, from Japan. In his place, Vinícius Balieiro is the most qualified to become a starter.
* With information from Estadão Content