Basaksehir's Skrtel suffers major Achilles injury

Slovakian player to undergo surgery

Hilmi Sever   | 28.12.2020
Basaksehir's Skrtel suffers major Achilles injury


Defending Turkish Super Lig winners Medipol Basaksehir defender Martin Skrtel got his Achilles tendon ruptured on Sunday, a club source said.

The source told Anadolu Agency that the Slovakian central defender is suffering from an Achilles tendon rupture in his left foot.

The same sources said that 36-year-old will undergo a surgery and will be out of action for a long while.

He was injured in Sunday's league match against Kasimpasa that ended 2-2.

A previous Liverpool and Fenerbahce player, Skrtel helped Basaksehir win their first ever Super Lig title in the 2019-20 season.

Skrtel joined Basaksehir in 2019 to have 44 appearances. He scored 4 goals for the Istanbul club. 

He has a contract with Basaksehir until June 2021.​​​​​​​

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