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"I think with these injuries you take it week by week in terms of it being an ankle injury and the severity. We're confident that [McKennie is] going to recover in a good way. The language of
Schalke's release versus our release is semantics. I think it's an ankle sprain. There's some ligament damage, and you wait for the ligaments to heal. You start doing your rehab now; he can start
biking, doing pool running now, and he can get there. He'll recover."
-- U.S. men's national team coach Gregg Berhalter on what U.S. Soccer described as a "moderate to high degree left ankle sprain" the injury Weston McKennie suffered in the USA's 1-0 win over Ecuador. After evaluation over the weekend, McKennie has returned to relegation-threatened Schalke 04, which described the injury as a "ruptured" ankle ligament. U.S. Soccer stated McKennie was expected to "miss several weeks," though a source told ESPN FC he was expected to miss eight weeks, the remaining length of the Bundesliga season. (ESPN FC)
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