Strootman’s Season Over, Out for World Cup

Roma have been dealt a major blow as it appears Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman is set to be out of action for 6-9 months after he suffered a knee injury at the San Paolo against Napoli, tearing his ACL and his meniscus.

Netherlands national team manager Louis Van Gaal also confirmed the news of the midfielder and said, “Kevin’s dreams are shattered, I’m sure he feels his whole world collapsing upon him.”

Source(s): Voetbal

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