Banega and Vicente out for Valencia

Midfielders Éver Banega and Vicente Rodríguez will miss Valencia CF's Group C opener at Bursaspor after picking up injuries in Saturday's 1-0 Liga win against Real Racing Club.

Éver Banega has been ruled out for four weeks with a sprained left ankle
Éver Banega has been ruled out for four weeks with a sprained left ankle ©Getty Images

Valencia CF must negotiate their UEFA Champions League opener at Bursaspor without injured midfielders Éver Banega and Vicente Rodríguez after both were injured in Saturday's 1-0 Liga victory against Real Racing Club.

Argentina international Banega is set for a four-week spell on the sidelines with a left ankle sprain which will also rule him out of the Matchday 2 fixture at home to Manchester United FC. Vicente is set to undergo treatment on a hamstring strain. Unai Emery's side are making their UEFA Champions League return after a two-year absence and will face Rangers FC as well as Bursaspor and United in Group C.

 

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