Valencia star out for three months

Rodrigo suffered a partial knee ligament tear in the 2-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Rodrigo limped off just 23 minutes into the game at the Estadio Vicente Calderon.

“As indicated by the tests that have been submitted on Monday, Rodrigo suffered a partial tear in the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee,” a Valencia statement read.

“The player will follow a conservative treatment. The estimated recovery time is at three months.”