Villarreal have suffered a significant damage blow forward of their UEFA Tremendous Cup remaining in opposition to Chelsea on August 11.
The LaLiga aspect confirmed in an announcement on Friday evening that midfielder Dani Parejo suffered muscle harm forward of the UEFA Tremendous Cup remaining in opposition to Chelsea.
Parejo was stretchered off in Villarreal’s pre-season pleasant draw in opposition to Levante on Thursday.
The assertion learn, “The midfielder [Dani Parejo] from Madrid suffered muscle harm yesterday to his proper calf.
“Medical exams carried out on Dani Parejo have confirmed that he suffered muscle harm to his proper calf throughout yesterday’s pleasant match in opposition to Levante UD on the Villarreal CF Coaching Floor (Ciudad Deportiva).
“The restoration time will depend upon the participant’s progress.”
The reigning Europa League champions will tackle the Champions League winners Chelsea within the annual European home season curtain raiser at Windsor Park in Northern Eire.
Villarreal had defeated Manchester United within the 2020/21 Europa League remaining, whereas Chelsea defeated Manchester Metropolis within the Champions League remaining.