Fenerbahçe's standout, Fred, left the field injured during the Samsunspor match, with a diagnosed tear in the front part of his right thigh tendon. An absence of 4-6 weeks is expected for the Brazilian. So, which matches will Fred be sidelined for, and when can we anticipate his return?
Following the 1-1 draw against Samsunspor in the 21st week of the Super Lig, dealing a blow to their championship aspirations, Fenerbahçe received unsettling news regarding Fred.
The MRI results revealed a tear in the tendon of Fred's right thigh, signaling an estimated recovery time of 4-6 weeks. Let's explore the matches Fred will miss and when he might make his comeback.
Matches Fred will miss:
- Başakşehir (Away) Super Lig
- Ankaragücü – Super Lig
- Antalyaspor (Away) Super Lig
- Gaziantep FK (Away) Turkish Cup
- Alanyaspor – Super Lig
- Çaykur Rizespor (Away) – Super Lig
If Fred returns within a month, there's a chance he may reclaim his spot in the match against Kasımpaşa at the end of February.
Should Fred's recovery extend to 6 weeks, it's anticipated he could make his comeback in the mid-March match against Trabzonspor.