Lucas Hernandez is operated today and will no longer play for Atlético

Lucas Hernandez is operated today and will no longer play for Atlético


"Because the sports medical examination revealed damage to the inner ligament in the right knee, Hernandez, in consultation with Atlético, will be operated even today," says the Bayern website. In our sports medical examination, we found damage to the internal ligament of the right knee, which must be repaired surgically, "said Dr. Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt, Bayern Munich doctor." From my experience, Lucas Hernández will be available for Bayern for the start of the Bundesliga 2019/20 " .

"It has been difficult for me to say no to Atletico, but my decision is to undertake a new challenge at Bayern Munich," said Lucas Hernández, on the Atlético website, after his signing for the German team. "This is the most difficult and important decision that I have had to make in my sports career ... Atletico, for me, means a lot of things because this is where I grew up as a player, as a person and I have become the player that I am" , said the French defender.

"I am very happy that with Lucas Hernández we have been able to hire one of the best defenses in the world and a World Champion," said Bayern Sports Director Hasan Salihamidzic. "Lucas can be used as both center back and left back, and Lucas will continue our tradition of excellent French players and strengthen our team." Lucas, son of former player Jean François Hernández (who played for Atletico in the 2000-01 season), entered the rojiblanca quarry in 2007 from Rayo Majadahonda and was trained in the lower categories of the colchonero club, whose first team debuted on December 3, 2014 in a match of the Copa del Rey against Hospitalet. Since then Lucas has played 110 matches for Atlético (67 for LaLiga, 18 for Copa del Rey, 16 for the Champions League, 8 for Europa League and one for European Supercup) in which he has won the Europa League in 2018 and the Supercopa of Europe obtained last August against Real Madrid, before which he was a finalist of the 2016 Champions League in Milan (Italy). "I want to thank all of Atlético, leaders, coaches, teammates and fans, these twelve incredible and unforgettable years in which I have been part of the club, Atlético will always be in my heart," he added. The defender will have ten league matches ahead of his farewell to the club rojiblanco, which will leave the same as he did in July 2017 his brother Theo Hernández, signed by Real Madrid after

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