Tyler Adams injury: how long will he be out for?
The 24-year-old midfielder picked up a muscular injury in training in Mid-March. He missed the USMNT‘s CONCACAF Nations League games against Grenada and El Salvador.
USMNT interim coach Anthony Hudson was dealt an untimely setback with the news that team captain Tyler Adams would miss both games CONCACAF Nations League games through injury. The 24-year-old midfielder suffered a hamstring injury in training with Leeds United in Mid-March and has been ruled out for the rest of the season. He has undergone surgery for the hamstring injury and will continue his rehabilitation at Leed’s Thorp Arch training complex.
Leeds have not given a detailed account of the extent of Adams’ injury or operation, but the first reports say he won’t be back until next season.
But the USMNT and Leeds United will have to do without Adams during his “extended absence.” The USMNT, the title holders, lead Group D on10 points and after their recent wins against Grenada and El Salvador, find themselves qualified for the CONCACAF Nations League Semifinals in June.
*As of 28 February 2023
Tyler has been a mainstay in the USMNT and a regular starter during the past two years. He has made a total of 36 appearances for the United States at full international level since making his senior debut in November 2017. He was handed the captain’s armband ahead of the Qatar World Cup, the youngest captain at the event.
Hudson named a 24-player roster for the Grenada and El Salvador games, including first-choice midfielders Weston McKennie and Yunus Musah, along with Brenden Aaronson, Johnny Cardoso, Luca de la Torre and Alan Soñora.
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