Real Sociedad Latest News: David is set to miss the upcoming season due to injury

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Real Sociedad Latest News: David Silva has been hit with a serious injury that could keep him out for the whole of the upcoming season

Spanish midfielder David Silva took a serious hit during training on Wednesday, dealing a devastating blow to Real Sociedad and casting doubt on his playing future. The 37-year-old football veteran, whose contract with the team was just extended, suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. According to early indications, he might miss a sizable portion of the season. Silva is set to consult a specialist next week to confirm the diagnosis, but the prospects of him returning before the season’s end appear grim.

Real Sociedad made the formal announcement of Silva’s injury on Thursday night, detailing the full degree of the harm done during the morning’s practice session. “David Silva had to cut short yesterday’s training session due to discomfort in his left knee. Imaging tests have shown a lesion in the anterior cruciate ligament. He is currently awaiting evaluation by a specialist, which will take place next week,” the club stated.

Real Sociedad and their head coach, Imanol, who significantly depended on Silva’s experience in the midfield, are severely hampered by this injury. Having featured in 93 official matches for the Basque team, Silva notched seven goals and contributed 18 assists, making him an indispensable part of the squad. His crucial contribution to the team’s success was crucial in helping Real Sociedad qualify for the coveted Champions League.

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Real Sociedad may go to the transfer market to find midfield reinforcements to fill the vacuum left by the seasoned playmaker as Silva’s future is unknown. Imanol and the club administration will probably be searching for a player who can duplicate Silva’s playmaking skills and have a comparable impact on games.

The timing of the injury raises concerns about Silva’s ability to fully heal in time for the season’s pivotal months, perhaps compromising his capacity to support the team’s goals. His will to recover and go back on the field will be essential in determining the direction of his career as an active player. David Silva, a native of the Canary Islands, has had a distinguished career with the Spanish national team and prominent European teams.

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